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The explosive birth of the bikini

Jul 11, 2014
How war rations and atomic testing brought about the world's skimpiest suit.
Posted In: summer, bikinis, Beaches

Beach fire pits spark battle between private interests and public land

Apr 8, 2013
Southern Californians are known for their laid-back attitude. But a fight over beaches has split folks who own expensive beach front homes and beach-goers who gather around fire pits.
Posted In: california, property rights, Beaches

British beach shack sells for $270,000

Jun 19, 2012
This might be a hard story for you to hear if your house has lost value in the last few years. But there are some places where the housing market is still pretty overheated -- like a small corner of England, where a tiny beach shack just sold for $270,000.
Posted In: Housing, Beaches, Britain

Which states have the cleanest and dirtiest beaches?

Jul 28, 2010
The National Resources Defense Council has released their annual beach report--highlighting the country's dirtiest and cleanest swimming spots....
Posted In: Beaches, cleanest, dirtiest, National Resources Defence Council, summer, swimming