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Interview with Steve Duncan, Urban Explorer

Interview with Steve Duncan, Urban Explorer

All photos courtesy of Steve Duncan. All rights reserved.Olivia Dwyer speaks with Duncan about why he likes to climb around in sewers and what advice he has for prospective urban explorers. Editor’s note: Make sure to check out Photo Essay: Exploring Sewers, Utility Tunnels, and Catacombs Around the World, published yesterday at Trips.

How you can help people in Oklahoma

How you can help people in Oklahoma

Photo via darkroom.baltimoresun.comHere are a few places you can donate to, to help the recovery efforts in Moore, Oklahoma.Red Cross: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10, or online at Use the Safe & Well website or the mobile version to check on friends and family.Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma: Text FOOD to 32333 to give $10 to relief efforts, or online at http://www.

Dialogue of 5 travelers on their first night in Rome [script]

Dialogue of 5 travelers on their first night in Rome [script]

TITLE CARD:Conversations of 5 Travelers on Their First Night in… Rome.Fade in:Int. Hostel common area — nightBLAISE is pouring wine for KEIRA, CELESTE, LUCAS, and TOM.BLAISENow, this wine is from Colline di Levanto in the Liguria region of Italy.LOWER THIRD: Blaise (The Know-It-All)LUCASLook man, I don’t care if it’s from a toilet bowl.

Win $250 in cash and a MatadorU course in the #ExploreCanada contest

Win $250 in cash and a MatadorU course in the #ExploreCanada contest

Share local knowledge about your favorite spots in Canada with the chance to win cash + tuition to MatadorU. It’s Matador’s explorecanada contest. (Contest deadline: October 31, 2012)About the contestMatador and the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) partnered up this year, sending journalists from the Yukon Territory to Vancouver Island to Newfoundland and everywhere in between (check out their reports here).

30 apocalyptic images from the protests in Kiev, Ukraine

30 apocalyptic images from the protests in Kiev, Ukraine

30 apocalyptic images from the protests in Kiev, Ukraine - Our SiteEditor’s note: Ilya Varlamov is a photographer covering the protests and riots occurring in the Ukraine via his livejournal. His ground-level photojournalism captures the emotions of citizens reacting to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s rejection of trade agreements with the European Union.

How I got hooked on rock climbing in Korea

How I got hooked on rock climbing in Korea

On the last weekend of March, we took a train south out of Seoul. My traveling companion and I had packs full of camping gear, clothes, and food. The train was slightly more chatty than usual — people here usually travel almost silently out of respect for their fellow travelers — but it was early enough that few people expected to sleep.