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With North Carolina, the NBA, and the NCAA Caving on Trans Rights, Texas Finds New Momentum for Discrimination


ACLU (blog) - Apr 18, 2017
Last month, North Carolina lawmakers passed what they called a “compromise repeal” of the state's notoriously costly and discriminatory anti-LGBT law, House Bill 2. HB2 mandated statewide discrimination against trans people in schools and other ...
 

6 Epic Caving Instagrams Let You Spelunk From Your Desk


WIRED - Apr 4, 2017
Caving isn't for the faint at heart. While you might appreciate the vision of towering stalagmites or an underground lake, you might not enjoy crawling on your stomach through a tiny opening or traveling down a black hole several hundred feet to see it.
 

'Slaps himself in the face!': Chinese press mocks Trump for caving on China currency manipulation


Raw Story - Apr 13, 2017
President Donald Trump stunned observers this week when he did a complete reversal on his position of whether China is manipulating its currency to harm American manufacturing businesses. “They're not currency manipulators,” Trump told the Wall Street ...
 

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Caving books

On Rope: North American Vertical Rope Techniques for Caving ... Rappellers


by: Bruce Smith, Allen Padgett
In the decade since its original publication, On Rope has gained worldwide recognition as the most authoritative book on single rope techniques (SRT). Like its predecessor, this new edition is a practical approach to North American vertical ropework. This book contains 384 pages with over 700 detailed drawings and the new edition has been extensively revised and expanded to include detailed descriptions of other ropes users including: arborists, river rescue, window cleaners, and circus riggers among others.
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Exploring Mammoth Cave National Park


by: Johnny Molloy
Recognized for having the largest known cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave National Park, in southwestern Kentucky, has become a destination for nearly two million recreationalists every year. Exploring Mammoth Cave National Park, 2nd covers in detail all of the aboveground and belowground activities in this 50,000-acre national park, including hiking, biking, scenic driving, camping, paddling, fishing, and of course, caving.
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Caving videos

Caving Claustrophobia Kill or Cure


It's a myth that all caves are tight, muddy and squalid, but unfortunately a lot of them are! Featuring members of Dudley Caving Club negotiating very confined ...
 

So You Want To Go Caving?


This video follows a group of cavers underground. For two of them it is their first ever caving trip. The video is aimed at potential cavers and shows what to expect ...
 

Caving in Cwm Dwr - South Wales


The Cwm Dwr Entrance to the OFD cave system starts as a climb down a shaft and then follows some tight crawls to enter the heart of the mighty Ogof Ffynnon ...
 

Wara Kalap - Caving Exploration in Papua New-Guinea


A team of caving explorers went into the heart of the rainforest, in Papua New Guinea, to search for giant caves and underground rivers. They want to ...
 

Best Extreme Caving Video Moments on YouTube 2014


Amazing cave exploration in 2014. Cavers: Chris Ahn Ryan Baker Sanjana Baker Jason Ballensky Derek Bristol Luca Chiarabini Sid Creutz Clinton Elmore Tom ...