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Thailand has become many things over the years since a young Leonardo Dicaprio blessed the world with his performance in The Beach, a lot of them negative. Overblown tourist hellhole, over developed, sex tourist mecca, and cliché backpacker paradise all jump out as prominent tag lines when South East Asia’s original hotspot is brought up in conversation these days.

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The space station is treated to 16 sunrises and 16 sunsets per day, so there are endless opportunities to see how the sun transforms the land and ocean below. Shown here, sunlight bounces off the waters surrounding Newfoundland on Aug. 27. Credit: NASA

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###### Street businesses will host a block party Saturday featuring five bands, more than 20 vendors, beer booths, food, a fire truck and a bouncy house for children.

###### Street between 45th and 46th ###### will close to cars from noon to 5 p.m. for the first annual ###### Street Block Party. The ###### Merchants Association organized the party and hopes to make it an annual event.

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It looked a lonely place to die. A lonely way to die.

The coldest, cruelest, most horrifying way any surfer has to die.

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Why has there been good and fair forecasts on Stokereport, when the waves are crappy? The other day it said Good, I went to the beach to find Double overhead poop dumpers at the middle of OB. Don't believe the hype. Big swell does not always mean good waves... duh.

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San Francisco police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a man in the Sunset District Sept. 17, nabbing one suspect just hours before he was to leave the country on a one-way flight.

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The maverick, the pioneer, the legendary man behind the wetsuit and first surf shop, Jack O'Neill, celebrates 60 years of pioneering a revolutionary brand that changed the surf industry forever.

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You’ve been a mainstay in women’s professional surfing for a long time and have undoubtedly seen a lot of change over your career. What’s your take on where women’s professional surfing currently is?

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Y'all probably know about this site, but if you don't, it's extremely cool. Sometimes they fly a little too close above the shore, and there are often no waves anyway, but it's trippy to see how things have changed or not changed, all along the California coastline.

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