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Selling the Sights

In the early 19th century, Americans began to journey away from home–not for work or migration, but simply for the sake of traveling. It gave rise to a new cultural phenomenon: the tourist.

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Reviving the Giant Oysters

Fossils give away the secrets of the past, but they can also tell the future.

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Replay: It’s a Jungle Out There

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Where Humans and Animals Meet

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It’s a Jungle Out There

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Paddle Battle and Puppy Play

Image via Wikipedia For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Lindsay Usher (Old Dominion University) studies the rough waves that …

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Replay: Tours for the Chills, Tours of the Hills

Halloween is just around the corner.  Haunted houses, graveyards, and ghost walks – paranormal tourism is more popular than ever.  Teresa O’Bannon (Radford University) is an expert on what she calls “dark …

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Tours for the Chills, Tours of the Hills

Halloween is just around the corner.  Haunted houses, graveyards, and ghost walks – paranormal tourism is more popular than ever.  Teresa O’Bannon (Radford University) is an expert on what she …

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African-American Heritage Tourism

Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello, and Mt. Vernon are popular destinations for American history tourism.  However, smaller sites are being developed with the help of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities that …

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African-American Heritage Tourism

Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello, and Mt. Vernon are popular destinations for American history tourism.  However, smaller sites are being developed with the help of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities that …

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Rocky Marriage

There are many mysteries below the surface of the earth, and rocks carry the evidence that helps geologists piece together the clues. Lance Kearns (James Madison University) and Cindy Kearns (James Madison University) are …