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Shark attack shuts down beach

The beaches of a popular surfing community in California have been partially shut down for at least four days after a shark attacked a kayak. An experienced kayaker in Santa Cruz said he was kayaking Tuesday morning w

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California kiteboarder glides over humpback whale

An average day in the water for a kiteboarder in California became a memorable one when he boarded straight over the back of a humpback whale. In a video posted to Facebook by Andrei Grigoriev last month, the kiteboar

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Man vomits on TV reporter

KTLA reporter Wendy Burch was vomited on while covering the annual Hermosa Beach Ironman competition on Tuesday in Los Angeles County. Burch pulled in a competitor during the live telecast to ask about the activit

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Lesson Three: Drinkable Water

You take your family out camping for the weekend in the Sierra Mountains and you packed everything you need for a weekend getaway.  You made a checklist and went over it several times.  Shelter- check; fire- ch

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Wild plant can cause blindness

There are many wonderful, wild edible plants scattered across this continent. Pick up a foraging book or take an edible plant class, and you’ll see a multitude of plants that can turn into a meal. But this bounty d

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5 children sickened by chlorine gas in indoor pool, Florida officials say

Five children in Florida were sickened Monday night after being exposed to chlorine gas during a swimming session at an indoor pool, fire officials said.  Paramedics arrived at the Calypso Pool in Tampa after rec