The Seasteading Institute’s position on the recent Details article

Seasteading has recently received a lot of media attention after an article published in on August 13 has been picked up by numerous media outlets, including the .(1) Details URL: http://www.details.com/culture-trends/critical-eye/201109/peter-thiel-billionaire-paypal-facebook-internet-success (2) front page of Yahoo! News URL: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/silicon-valley-billionaire-funding-creation-artificial-libertarian-islands-140840896.html (3) …



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(1) Details
URL: http://www.details.com/culture-trends/critical-eye/201109/peter-thiel-billionaire-paypal-facebook-internet-success

(2) front page of Yahoo! News
URL: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/silicon-valley-billionaire-funding-creation-artificial-libertarian-islands-140840896.html

(3) read more
URL: http://seasteading.org/blogs/main/2011/08/26/the-seasteading-institutes-position-recent-details-article


Ontario, Canada’s Wasaga Beach is Dog Friendly Again!

Wasaga Beach in CanadaSince 2008, Ontario’s formerly dog-friendly Wasaga Beach has been closed during the summers . However, as of this summer, Beach #3 is now open to dogs, so bring your pooch to play in the water while the …



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(1) in order to protect some endangered birds
URL: http://www.doggiestylish.com/store/blog/2011/07/wasaga-has-a-new-dog-friendly-beach/

(2) Canada
URL: http://travel-industry.uptake.com/blog/2011/06/22/tourism-vancouver-riots/

(3) this list of dog-friendly beaches and parks in Canada
URL: http://www.petfriendlytravel.com/dog_beaches_canada

(4) Sunset Beach – Vancouver
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/dog_parks/british_columbia/vancouver/sunset_beach_park_off_leash_dog_water_access_and_dog_park_11469769.html

(5) Rainbow Park – Whistler
URL: http://www.whistlereh.com/whistler/parks/rainbow_park.htm

(6) Chelton Beach Provinvial Park – Prince Edward Island
URL: http://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/chelton-beach

(7) Pinery Provincial Park – Ontario
URL: http://www.pinerypark.on.ca/

(8) Anutkak43
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/36917336@N00/2565617754/


Three Lovely Florida Beach Camping Spots

Imagine if this was the view you woke up to every morning…Beach camping is the best. What could possibly better than sleeping right on the sand and having the ocean be the first thing you see every morning? Summer’s are …



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(1) Grayton Beach State Park – Santa Rosa Beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida/grayton_beach/grayton_beach_state_park_5166361.html

(2) Fort De Soto County Park – Tierra Verd
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida/fort_de_soto.html

(3) Bahia Honda State Park – Big Pine Key
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida/bahia_honda_state_park/927407469.html

(4) Mark A. Vargas
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/15038907@N00/262746177/

(5) Lisa Sanderson
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisasanderson/3377641350/


Why You Should Be a Sand Castle Consultant When You Grow Up

Not your ordinary sand castles.If you were told that you could get paid $6,000 a WEEK to play in the sand, stay in fancy hotels, eat amazing meals and get lots of publicity, would you do it? Ok, ok, so …



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(1) some people actually do make $6,000 a week to build sand castles.
URL: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/business/2011/06/sand-castle-consultants-make-much-6000-week/39456/

(2) really good at building stuff in sand
URL: http://www.uptake.com/blog/holiday-festivals/navarre-beach-sand-sculpting-festival-florida_14102.html

(3) he sculptures truly are works of art.
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/blog/u-s-open-sandcastle-competition-in-imperial-beach-ca-july-22-24.html

(4) Seagrove Beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida/santa_rosa_beach/seagrove_beach_19404507.html

(5) Jug Jones
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jughead_jones/520391892/


It’s Turtle Hatching Season on Florida Beaches!

A baby Loggerhead turtle starts to crawl out of the sand on Kiawah IslandA friend of mine visited a couple of weeks ago, and she was extremely lucky to be able to witness some baby Loggerhead turtles hatching on the …



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(1) Kiawah Island, South Carolina
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/south_carolina/kiawah_island/34522314.html

(2) Turtle Nes
URL: http://www.kiawahturtles.com/

(3) less than 20 nests have hatched so far.
URL: http://www.kiawahturtles.com/Documents/073111_Hatching_Status.pdf

(4) but Florida beaches pretty much are
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida.html

(5) swimming with turtles in the ocean
URL: http://www.uptake.com/blog/family_vacations/snorkeling-sea-turtles-mexico_8400.html

(6) The Turtle Nest
URL: http://www.kiawahturtles.com/

(7) Turtle Time
URL: http://www.turtletime.org/

(8) Sea Turtle Preservation Society
URL: http://www.seaturtlespacecoast.org/


International Coastal Cleanup Day – September 17

Coastal Cleanup DayHopefully, your summer has been full ofs. The weather is some parts of the country will be warm enough to swimin the ocean for at least another month, so there’s still time left to squeeze in one more …



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(1) trips to some beautiful beache
URL: http://www.uptake.com/south_carolina/myrtle_beach.html

(2) California Coastal Cleanup Day
URL: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/ccd/ccd.html

(3) International Coastal Cleanup Day
URL: http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/international-coastal-cleanup-6.html

(4) Ocean Conservancy,
URL: http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/international-coastal-cleanup-6.html

(5) sign up for a cleanup in your area
URL: http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/international-coastal-cleanup-6.html

(6) New York Coastal Cleanup
URL: http://www.alsnyc.org/nycsites.htm

(7) California Coastal Cleanup
URL: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/ccd/ccd.html

(8) Florida Coastal Cleanup
URL: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/cmp/icc_poster.pdf

(9) Washington Coastal Cleanup
URL: http://www.dailyhiker.com/news/save-date-washington-coastal-clean-up/

(10) Mississippi Coastal Cleanu
URL: http://www.masgc.org/cleanup/index.htm

(11) Mikebaird
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3935513830/

(12) mesaba
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mesaba/5030416407/


A Day on Clearwater Beach

A Day at the Beach from Buffer Boesch on Vimeo. This is the most awesome beach video EVER!!!!! Best watched full screen. From the creator: “Shot over a two-day period at Clearwater Beach Florida using a Nikon D7000. Pics were …



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Surf’s Up in Florida

Friday morning has revealed better conditions for surfing Irene’s swell on the Florida Atlantic coast. This photo from the Tw0 Palms cam in Cape Canaveral. For surf photos from Wednesday and Thursday on Gulfster. Expect better photos later today. And …



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It’s a Moon Jelly Summer

Jellyfish look a lot different in the water than they do when washed up on the beach. Their bodies don’t have a skeleton or shell for support, so they are totally reliant on the water. Air just isn’t a “thick”enough …



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Hollywood Beach Panoramic Photo

Here is a panoramic image of Hollywood Beach, Florida that I created with my iphone. It is a series of 5 or 6 photos that were combined into one. This is quite a large photo. Click on it to see …



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Never mess with a Fulmar…

A Fulmar chick ready to fledge (Ciaran Hatsell) Fulmar saved by warden Will Scott (Anne Wilson)Saturday 27th August comments: After the last few days excitement, the islands have gone quiet again, as the winds have switched to the north-west and …



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New A-wry-vals

Little Egret on Longstone (Graeme Duncan) 3rd for the Farnes (Graeme Duncan) Stunning in flight (Graeme Duncan) Inner Farne’s Wryneck (Andy Denton)Friday 26th August comments: The Farnes…it’s a crazy place. The seabirds have gone, the islands are quiet but a …



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Snaps & Blabs

Geri and her husband consider themselves vagabonds who are traveling around the world on a shoestring budget. Oh, let’s not forget – with their three young children right there with them. The website is a mix of home life and …



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(1) TravelBlogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com

(2) Snaps & Blabs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/snaps-blabs

(3) No comment
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/snaps-blabs#comments

(4) Blogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/categories/blogs

(5) Asia
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/asia

(6) budget travel
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/budget-travel

(7) cultural experiences
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/cultural-experiences

(8) family travel
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/family-travel

(9) photography
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/photography

(10) Round the world
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/round-the-world

(11) saving money
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/saving-money

(12) travel with kids
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/travel-with-kids


Taking Your Blog to the Next Level

The newly-renovated green-credential packed Vancouver Convention CentreIt’s been a while since Travel Blog Exchange ‘11 in Vancouver this past June so I’m a bit late on the guest-post writing bandwagon. However, I know many TravelBlogs readers will be interested in …



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(1) Everything Everywhere
URL: http://everything-everywhere.com/

(2) The Lost Girls
URL: http://www.lostgirlsworld.com/

(3) Gadling
URL: http://www.gadling.com/

(4) World Hum
URL: http://www.worldhum.com/

(5) Los Angeles Times
URL: http://www.latimes.com/la-trw-buzz-sg,0,4465066.storygallery

(6) Hip Travel Mama
URL: http://www.hiptravelmama.com/

(7) Lonely Planet
URL: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/

(8) http://www.travelblogexchange.com/
URL: http://www.travelblogexchange.com/

(9) Kate Kendall
URL: http://katekendall.com/

(10) Travellerspoint
URL: http://www.travellerspoint.com/

(11) The Fetch
URL: http://thefetch.org/

(12) Twitter
URL: http://twitter.com/#!/thefetch

(13) email her here
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/kendall.kate@gmail.com

(14) TravelBlogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com

(15) Taking Your Blog to the Next Level
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tips-for-bloggers/taking-your-blog-to-the-next-level

(16) One comment
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tips-for-bloggers/taking-your-blog-to-the-next-level#comments

(17) Tips for bloggers
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/categories/tips-for-bloggers

(18) Conference
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/conference

(19) TBEX11
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/tbex11

(20) Travel Blog Exchange
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/travel-blog-exchange

(21) travel blogging
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/travel-blogging

(22) travel writing
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/travel-writing

(23) Vancouver
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/vancouver


Med school gives students iPads – Yale Daily News

Yale Daily NewsStudents will be able to download the entire medical curriculum on the device, as well as use it to read and handle confidential patient health information, said Michael Schwartz, assistant dean for curriculum at the medical school. …PadGadget(1) …



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(1) PadGadget
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEyiMW70iZjWRoXtL77fCKhwAybcg&url=http://www.padgadget.com/2011/08/26/yale-school-of-medicine-gives-ipad-2s-to-its-students/

(2) Med school gives students iPads
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHLUtrHetGysOR9Gd8OGeExSrlWew&url=http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/2011/aug/26/med-school-gives-students-ipads/

(3) Yale School of Medicine Gives iPad 2s to its Students
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEyiMW70iZjWRoXtL77fCKhwAybcg&url=http://www.padgadget.com/2011/08/26/yale-school-of-medicine-gives-ipad-2s-to-its-students/

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Former UCLA Medical School Dean Outlines Valuable Leadership Lessons in New Book – PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release)Levey stepped down nearly 16 years later, having amassed an extraordinary record of accomplishments, including unprecedented fundraising, elite rankings for UCLA’s medical school and hospital, and the building of five new state-of-the-art facilities …(1) Former UCLA Medical …



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(1) Former UCLA Medical School Dean Outlines Valuable Leadership Lessons in New Book
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNESppqu7vT7gxEiGQMsR64u8S0XUg&url=http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/former-ucla-medical-school-dean-outlines-valuable-leadership-lessons-in-new-book-128466438.html

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Is the UT System Preparing for a New Medical School? – Texas Tribune

Texas TribuneLawmakers and local leaders are hopeful a plan unanimously adopted at Thursday’s University of Texas System Board of Regents meeting means they could finally get what they’ve long been waiting for: a new medical school. …MonitorAustin American-StatesmanKLTV(1) Austin American-Statesman …



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(1) Austin American-Statesman
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEuIgufrZCGSnkdEp3NZpaUi_x0aQ&url=http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ut-regents-wholeheartedly-ok-chancellors-path-for-transformation-1790982.html

(2) Is the UT System Preparing for a New Medical School?
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGygjVTe7QcfhDHa2R0UT_pkkOZww&url=http://www.texastribune.org/texas-education/higher-education/ut-system-preparing-build-medical-school/

(3) UT regents approve $30M action plan for RGV
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNECKRNur03dNagmTBAQK1Q9xSVRaw&url=http://www.themonitor.com/news/regents-54170-rgv-30m.html

(4) UT regents wholeheartedly OK chancellor's 'path for transformation'
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEuIgufrZCGSnkdEp3NZpaUi_x0aQ&url=http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ut-regents-wholeheartedly-ok-chancellors-path-for-transformation-1790982.html

(5) UT to invest in health, science in Valley
URL: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEgcm4hWwB8kIRyFQU2_ZKfDSB5AA&url=http://www.kltv.com/story/15337340/ut-to-invest-in-health-science-in-valley

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