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The Swiss lensman’s new book, “Jours Blancs,” takes its name from a skiers’ term for days when visibility is reduced due to fog — but it’s more than just a study in white....
From: New York Times | By: CAROLINE HIRSCH | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Not only does Peter Jackson's trilogy fail on its own terms, it retrospectively diminishes the Lord of the Rings' success....
From: The Atlantic | By: Christopher Orr | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Digital traces remain that shed light on who Ilham Tohti's students really were.
From: Foreign Policy | By: bethanyallenebr | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Although skiing is actually an activity available year-round (ever been to Chile? Or Austria?), winter is the season most people hit the slopes. Skiing in the daytime and then soaking in a hot tub, or drinking cocoa by a fire, at night is the epitome...
From: Oyster Blog | By: Lara Grant | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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My boyfriend and I are spending the holidays with our families near Lake George, NY and Great Barrington, MA. We would like to spend a couple of days between Christmas and New Year's away but in the area. Looking for location suggestions, as well as...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: i_am_a_fiesta | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Aspen, Colorado is a truly beautiful place, and there are many reasons to go there, both in winter and summer. Its beautiful mountains are legendary for perfect piste and cross-country skiing. Although I skied there a few times with my family when we...
From: Forbes | By: Lady Barbara Judge CBE | Friday, December 19, 2014
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She crept toward me over the expanse of flats, arms and legs shifting over the snow in a steady gait. I shifted on my skis and planted one pole in the ground so I could grab my phone for a photo. I knew my mom would want a photo of herself skiing here....
From: Denver Post | By: By Jenn Fields The Denver Post | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Children's authors Kathryn Erskine, Tim Federle, Andrea Davis, Pinkney, and Huck Scarry open up their holiday memory archives that involve: near-death on the slopes, finding out that Santa Claus swears, and time spent as a Radio City Music Hall Santa....
From: School Library Journal | By: Rocco Staino | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Watch tips from skiing's top instructors to become a better skier. //...
From: Ski Magazine | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Paddlesports are a great workout for the upper body, but as far as the legs go – not so much. In the case of sit-down watercraft like kayaks, that situation can be addressed by adding pedals. For stand-up paddleboards, however ... well, it's hard to...
From: Gizmag | By: Ben Coxworth | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Bode Miller is skiing again and remains on schedule for a January return after undergoing surgery on a disc in his back.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Every year, testers and staff are confronted with a bewildering array of new products. These are the best....
From: Ski Magazine | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Coroner urges Britons heading off on skiing holidays this winter to wear helmet after university graduate died when he crashed into snow machine...
From: Telegraph | By: Agency | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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With just a week to go before Christmas, only around 40 of France’s 200 ski resorts are open to the public. Warm temperatures throughout the Alps and a lack of consistent snowfall are the reasons behind the slow start to the season.
From: The Riviera Times | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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What, there's actually a ski museum in New Hampshire? Snow way!Yes, it's true. The New England Ski Museum at Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch State Park has been going "downhill" since 1982 with permanent and revolving exhibitions pertaining to the...
From: New England Travel News | By: Eric H. | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) -- A special World Cup skiing city event slated for New Year's Day in Munich has been canceled due to warm weather.The
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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New Partnership Includes Squaw Cup Big Mountain Events and Expands Giro’s Support of Progressive Riders (December 16; Santa Cruz, California) Giro Sport Design, the industry leader in progressive snow helmet […] Read the full Giro Signs on as Official...
From: Snowboarder Magazine | By: SNOWBOARDER | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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BY BOB WILLIAMS NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING Well, a new ski season is again upon us. Now is the time to focus on the workhorse vehicle that gets us to and from the slopes – our car. A quick review of the basics of winter car safety...
From: New Jersey Newsroom | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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In our first Honeymoon Deals Spotlight, hivemember cirk asked for some domestic honeymoon ideas. You asked, and our resident honeymoon expert Sara Margulis, has delivered for us! This week she’s taking us to America’s adult playground: Las Vegas. Sara...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Sara Margulis | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Meet Staci Mannella, a partially sighted ski racer. The subject of a new TV show airing on the East Coast this season, the New Jersey native fought—with the help of her guide, Kim Seevers—onto the U.S. Paralympics National Alpine Team. This is her...
From: Ski Magazine | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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This winter enjoy the drop in temperature by chasing the snow Ardent travellers from around the world are making most of the chilly season by hitting skiing destinations Heres a list of places that you can visit for some downhill fun...
From: Hindustan Times | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Nyman won the World Cup downhill on the Saslong course in Val Gardena, Italy, on Friday, the third time he has won the race....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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I am taking my partner on a long weekend trip to Truth or Consequences, NM as a Christmas gift. I don't know the area at all, so I'm looking for suggestions on what not to miss while we're there.We will be there from Friday Jan 16 through Monday Jan...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cheerwine | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Saves you from falling to your doom, which is nice....
From: Break | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The family fun continues in St. Bart's! Kimora Lee Simmons and her cute bump were spotted aboard a yacht while her ex-husband Russell Simmons, her daughter Aoki and son Kenzo went jet skiing for another round of excitement. Peep the maternity cuteness...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, December 19, 2014
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We play instinctively but not without instruction: nurture informs nature. read more
From: Psychology Today | By: Scott G. Eberle, Ph.D. | Friday, December 19, 2014
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How will you be spending the second day of the Steam Holiday Sale? I suggest by doing anything other than spending money on games you may or may not ever play. Ever try cross-country skiing? In the red states, they shoot stuff while they ski and call...
From: Destructoid | By: Brett Makedonski | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Steven Nyman won Friday's (Dec 19) men's downhill, the American's third World Cup win, all on Val Gardena's Saslong slope.
From: Channel News Asia | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The holidays are rarely the cheapest time to travel, as airlines hike fares to make the most of increased demand and space sells out quickly to hordes of travelers visiting relatives or taking advantage of school vacation. In fact, between an improving...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Mia Taylor | Friday, December 19, 2014
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