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Best beaches for 2015, according to travelers – Video

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Mar 052015
 



Best beaches for 2015, according to travelers
If you're in the northeastern United States, a warm beach any beach, really is sounding pretty good right now. But not all beaches are created equal, and…

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Feb 182015
 

Boracay Island in the Philippines.

By Jessica Plautz2015-02-18 08:29:04 UTC

If you’re in the northeastern United States, a warm beach any beach, really is sounding pretty good right now.

But not all beaches are created equal, and that’s where crowdsourcing comes in: On Tuesday, TripAdvisor released a list of the best rated beaches around the world, according to its users.

The top beaches located around the globe are “determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings” over 12 months, according to the site. If their ratings over the past year are any indication, these beaches will be the perfect destination for a 2015 getaway.

Elafonissi, off the southwestern coast of Crete, is designated a nature reserve. The island greets visitors with clear water and pink sand, although if you are looking for a warm winter getaway this is not the beach for you. The best times to visit are from late May to early October.

The Whitsundays are a chain of 74 islands off the northeast coast of Australia’s Queensland territory; Whitehaven is on the largest island.

“The crystal clear aqua waters and pristine silica sand of Whitehaven stretch over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island,” according to the local tourism authority which is, of course, required to sing the beach’s praises. “As soon as you arrive its easy to see why it is the most photographed beach in Australia.”

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Worlds beaches are being washed away due to coastal development

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Dec 182014
 

London: The worlds beaches are being washed away as coastal developments increase in size and engineers build ever higher sea walls to defend against fierce winter storms and rising sea levels, according to two of the worlds leading marine geologists.

The warning comes as violent Atlantic and Pacific storms recently sent massive 50ft waves crashing over sea defences, washed away beaches and destroyed concrete walls in Europe, North America and the Philippines.

Most natural sand beaches are disappearing, due partly to rising sea levels and increased storm action, but also to massive erosion caused by the human development of the shore, said Andrew Cooper, professor of coastal studies at the University of Ulster.

The widespread damage on western Europes storm-battered shores, the devastation caused by hurricane Sandy along the northeastern US seaboard, the deaths brought on by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines all exemplify the total inadequacy of [coastal] infrastructure and the vulnerability of cities built on the edge of coastlines, said Orrin Pilkey, professor of earth and ocean sciences at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Pilkey and Cooper say in a new book, The Last Beach, that sea walls, which are widely believed by many local authorities to protect developments from erosion and sea level rise, in fact lead to the destruction of beaches and sea defences and require constant rebuilding at increasing cost.

Dunes and wide beaches protect buildings from storms far better than sea walls, say the authors.

The beach is a wonderful, free natural defence against the forces of the ocean … Storms do not destroy beaches. They change their shape and location, moving sand around to maximise the absorption of wave energy and then recover in the days, months and years to follow, said Pilkey.

Beaches in nature are almost indestructible, but seawall construction disrupts the natural movement of sand and waves, hindering the process of sand deposition along the shorelines, said Cooper.

The wall itself is the problem. If you build a sea wall to protect the shore, the inevitable consequence is that the beach will disappear. The wall cannot absorb the energy of the sea. All beaches with defences … are in danger. When you build the sea wall, that is the end of the beach, he said.

Many of the worlds most famous beaches are now ecologically dead and dependent for their survival on being replenished with sand or gravel, they say.

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Natal Beaches & Buggies – Travel Deeper Brazil (Episode 7) – Video

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Nov 252014
 



Natal Beaches Buggies – Travel Deeper Brazil (Episode 7)
http://www.tourist2townie.com takes you to the beautiful Northeastern Brazilian city of Natal to experience the beaches and famous sand dunes on a dune buggy tour. On day one, I started in…

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Injured veteran tells students to never give up, living freedom is his thanks – Video

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Nov 122014
 



Injured veteran tells students to never give up, living freedom is his thanks
Wounded in Afghanistan, retired Army Sergeant Michael Beeson tells students at Northeastern High School to never give up when told you can't recover and how they can thank a veteran and fight…

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M Shahid Alam Brags about Violating Free Speech of Northeastern Pro-Israel Students – Video

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Apr 052014
 



M Shahid Alam Brags about Violating Free Speech of Northeastern Pro-Israel Students

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Freedom Home Healthcare Merges Select Services and Locations with Epic Health Services

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Feb 242013
 

DALLAS, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –Freedom Home Healthcare announced today that its Pennsylvania operations as well as its private duty nursing services in New Jersey have merged with its sister company and will now be known as Epic Health Services. Freedom Home Healthcare, however, will retain its name for its concierge-level services for older adults in New Jersey.

Although new to the northeastern U.S., Epic is not new to home health care. The company has been a leading provider of pediatric home care services for the past 10 years and is a rapidly growing provider of adult home health care services.

“Rebranding Freedom’s Pennsylvania operations and private duty nursing services in New Jersey as Epic Health Services will enable both organizations to more clearly define their core services,” said John C. Garbarino, Epic’s president and chief executive officer. “Although the Freedom name is changing for select services and locations, Freedom will continue to be the premier provider of elder care services throughout New Jersey.”

Current clients will not experience any disruption in care, and will continue to receive the outstanding care and support they have come to know and trust. The office staff, nurses and services will remain the same. The only thing changing is the name.

About Epic Health Services Since 2001, Epic Health Services (www.epichealthservices.com) has been a leading provider of pediatric and adult home health care. The company’s portfolio of services includes private duty nursing, pediatric therapy and personal care services. With offices located throughout Texas, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Epic is committed to providing the highest quality care delivered with compassion and extraordinary service.

About Freedom Home Healthcare Founded in 2003, Freedom Home Healthcare (www.freedom-homehealthcare.com) is a premier provider of in-home care for older adults, their families and professional referral sources. The company’s full spectrum of concierge-level services includes hourly, respite and live-in care, as well as long-distance caregiving and geriatric care management. With three offices located throughout New Jersey, Freedom provides both short- and long-term care.

Media Contact: Debra Brown Epic Health Services Phone: 214-466-1376 E-mail: debra.brown@epichealthservices.com

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Traditional houses of 110.45 m2 for sale on Thassos island, Greece – Video

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Jan 282013
 



Traditional houses of 110.45 m2 for sale on Thassos island, Greece
Traditional detached or semidetached houses of 110.45 m2 The houses have an area of 110.45 m2. The ground floor features a living room with fire place, which includes the dining room, a kitchen and a WC The first floor consists of 3 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 balconies. At the outdoor space of the ground floor there is a veranda, which can also be accessed directly from the living room, as well as the boiler room, which also serves as a store room.The view to the mountain and the sea is simply gorgeous. The “Oikies” settlement consists of 23 buildings that are being developed in “Prinos” village, on Thassos island. It is only 1.5 km away from “Skala Prinos”, the port that connects the island by ferry boat with Kavala. A lot of beautiful sandy beaches, that are kilometers long, are located in the area. The sea at some of them is very shallow, therefore ideal for small children. The area around Prinos has been a popular destination for tourists for decades. Hotels, apartments and rooms to let, restaurants, taverns, super markets, entertainment possibilities, cultural events, leisure time activities etc. are available in this part of the island. Prinos lies between the southwestern and the northeastern side of Thassos, where some of the best beaches of the island are hosted. Prinos is a lively village throughout the whole year. Its population is 1.500 permanent residents. The village features shops, medical center, school and weekly open market, therefore accommodation in …

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Liberty Power Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

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Dec 142012
 

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Power, the nation’s largest independent retail electric supplier, today announced it has donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross in support of the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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The company launched a campaign during the month of November to help provide assistance and support to those devastated by the late October superstorm. The campaign, which provided customers with the added incentive of knowing they would be a part of Liberty Power’s efforts to help the American Red Cross deliver assistance to those who need it most, was a huge success.

“The destruction brought on by Hurricane Sandy went beyond homes and businesses. It washed away security and destroyed families, leaving behind only memories. Our customers have so much heart; it is because of their compassion our campaign exceeded its goal and we are able to help those impacted by the storm begin to rebuild their lives,” said Rana Ghosh, Liberty Power’s Chief Marketing Officer.

The Liberty Power donation, which was presented by Mr. Ghosh to the American Red Cross South Florida Region, took place on December 13. The donated funds will go towards providing every day necessities to families displaced by the storm.

“Thank you for your generous donation.Disasters like Superstorm Sandy devastate communities.We are grateful for the compassion Liberty Power Corp has shown as the American Red Cross continues to provide warm meals, shelter and hope to families when they need it most,” said Michael Jalali, Chief Development Officer, American Red Cross South Florida Region.

Recorded as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record and the second-costliest Atlantic hurricane behind Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy devastated portions of the Caribbean, the Mid-Atlantic, and the northeastern United States. The hurricane affected more than 20 states, several of which are on the eastern seaboard where Liberty Power customers are located.

About Liberty Power Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Liberty Power is the largest independent retail electric supplier in the United States based on 2012 KEMA rankings of electric retailers. The company is also the first certified, minority-owned supplier with a national footprint, and the largest Hispanic-owned energy company in the United States according to Hispanic Business. Liberty Power provides large and small businesses, government agencies and residential customers with low-cost electricity and exceptional customer service.

For more information on Liberty Power, please visit http://www.libertypowercorp.com

Liberty Power is a registered trademark of Liberty Power Corp. LLC encompassing Liberty Power Holdings LLC, Liberty Power Delaware LLC, Liberty Power Maryland LLC, Liberty Power District of Columbia LLC, and LPT LLC, dba LPT SP LLC. Liberty Power is certified and licensed by the Public Utilities/Service Commissions of: CA, CT, DC, DE, IL, ME, MD (IR793), MA (CS-057) MI, NJ (ESL-0001), NY, OH, PA, RI, TX (10118) and VA; as well as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Catalan leader seeks 'freedom' in snap election

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Nov 262012
 

The leader of Spain’s Catalonia region has rallied crowds cheering for independence to fight for “freedom” in snap elections Sunday that he has cast as a vote for nationhood.

Artur Mas, president of the northeastern region, is openly defying a furious Madrid by promising a referendum on sovereignty for Catalonia if Sunday’s vote gives him a mandate.

“We are not vassals of the state,” he told thousands of people chanting “independence” in a Barcelona stadium Friday, wrapping up a bitterly fought campaign before a day of pre-vote reflection Saturday.

Mas urged supporters to be “builders of freedom”.

“Catalonia is one of the oldest nations of Europe and all through history we have had to fight against very high obstacles, very strong setbacks,” he said, slipping into English to reach a foreign audience.

“We have fought against armies, we have fought against dictatorships, we have overcome setbacks and now we are alive, our culture is alive, our language is alive, our nation is alive.”

Catalonia is fiercely proud of its language and culture, which were suppressed by General Francisco Franco until the dictator’s death in 1975 but returned to life under Spanish democracy.

The region has been welded to Spain since the nation’s symbolic birth when Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon, which included Catalonia, married in 1469.

In a forest of banners, Catalan and European flags at the stadium where Mas brought his campaign to a close, some placards called for Mas as president of a new Catalan nation.

“I’m for independence,” said one supporter, 20-year-old student Anna Roses. “Artur Mas does not say the word because Madrid is putting on the pressure, but it’s the only solution,” she added.

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