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Africa hosts first ever FIS alpine races - The first ever FIS Alpine ski races held on the African continent took place in early August 2014 at the ski resort of Tiffindell in the Republic of South Africa. Tiffindell is situated on the border of South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho in the Southern Drakensberg Mountain range. On the schedule were a National Championship, a National Junior... http://ow.ly/2LMd4D

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Start your day with warm Lemon Water - Starting your day off with warm lemon water is thought to have lots of health benefits and it has been an Ayurvedic practice for a long time. It serves as the perfect ‘good morning drink’, as it aids the digestive system and makes the process of eliminating the waste products from the body easier. It prevents the problem of constipation and... http://ow.ly/2LAidi

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Australia's best ski resorts - Novice or experienced skier, snowboarder or free-rider, look no further! Australia has an alpine playground suited to you. The infrastructure, the quality and the cost of skiing in Australia is not much different from overseas. Perisher ski resort draws in the biggest crowd every season, and Mt Buller continue to pull the Melbourne weekender market. Falls Creek is the place to... http://ow.ly/2LpMDU

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New Artificial Lake in Alpe d'Huez - L'Alpe d'Huez is a renowned ski resort located in Isère, France, 59 km (36 miles) from Grenoble. If the resort village culminates at 1860 meters (6102 feet) altitude, it is at 2,750 meters (9022 feet) that the big dig of a retention reservoir in Herpie is under works. Nearly thirty workers are about to complete this huge artificial lake with a capacity... http://ow.ly/2L76O3

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New ski lift in 2015 - The winter sports industry is relatively well adapted to the demands of its market, in particular to its demographics. Many investments have been made ​​these past few years to modernize existing infrastructure or create new ones, as well as developing new ski resorts in emerging countries such as Azerbaijan and China, with 7 new ski lifts for the ski resort... http://ow.ly/2KMezW

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Indoor Ski Facility Coming Soon to Boston - The Lab Freestyle, a year round indoor ski facility (located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA) that aims to help skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes better prepared, is in the early stages of planning and a crowd-funding campaign is getting ready to be launched soon. This concept is based on the popular Snogression facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The initial design includes... http://ow.ly/2KdLFe

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Mount Fuji in critical condition - Fujiyama or Mount Fuji is the highest and most emblematic mountain in Japan. Located at the junction of the Pacific, Eurasian and Philippine tectonic plates, the volcano has been under pressure since the earthquake of March 2011. A joint research between French and Japanese scientists, published by the journal Science shows that the earthquake of March 11, 2011 had significantly pressured... http://ow.ly/2K5by7

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Winter of 2014 among the snowiest - This winter has had exceptional snow globally, early on in the season with the first snowfall at the beginning of November both in Europe and North America. It all started in early November with a very snowy and very cold winter bringing a thick snowpack. From the beginning of the winter snow depths were unusual because of their intensity. Despite... http://ow.ly/2JKFdr

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Rewards for Recycling - High-tech reverse vending machines that give recyclers rewards in exchange for plastic bottles or cans have been installed in the City of Sydney, Australia. The machines can take and crush around 2,000 to 3,000 containers before they automatically email an adjacent store to tell staff they are full. The store owners then empty the machine and send the contents off for recycling.... http://ow.ly/2JmTLJ

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Vail & Park City ski resorts dispute - A Utah District Court ruled that Park City Mountain Resort officials failed to renew their historic lease for a majority of their ski terrain and the landowner is allowed to lease the ski area's upper terrain to a new operator. The latest court drama between Park City Mountain Resorts, Utah and Vail, Colorado, is worrying the local Park City community about what will... http://ow.ly/2JaWJJ
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