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Google Maps cruises the rapids of the Colorado River

The Street View trekker sets sail down the country's most endangered river, taking in views of the Grand Canyon, Nankoweap Granaries, the Redwall Cavern, and much more.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Google Maps sails down the Colorado River (pictures)

The Street View trekker winds its way through the Grand Canyon, past the Redwall Cavern, Vulcan's Anvil, and big horn sheep.

8 Images Mar. 13, 2014

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Man dies after jumping into icy river to retrieve cell phone

A man drops his cell phone into the Chicago river, jumps over a railing to get it back, and ends up in the water. He dies. A woman who jumped in after him is missing.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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The 404 1,379: Where we lead you to the river (podcast)

A guide to thieving in the 21st century, a retrospective of Gaultier's designs in "The Fifth Element," online vigilantes ensnare 1,000 Webcam sex tourists, and the Knock Knock app for iOS.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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UK's canals and rivers come to Google Street View

The UK's waterways are being mapped by Google, so you can take a stroll down them without getting wet.

By Aug. 17, 2013

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Would you swim in New York's East River? Try this floating pool

This Kickstarter campaign is close to its goal of raising $250,000 toward building a pool off Manhattan that would feature real river water for swimming.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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Taking the plunge in New York river water (pictures)

With its second campaign nearly wrapped up, Plus Pool is moving closer to the dream of making New York river water clean enough for swimming.

6 Images By Jul. 10, 2013

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Man finds rock by river (it's a piece of space station Mir)

A Massachusetts man discovers a strange-looking green rock on the banks of the Merrimack River. He later discovers there's a reason it looks a bit unusual.

By Jun. 15, 2013

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Abe Lincoln's patent for a river navigation device

Looking back: On March 10, 1849, the future president filed a patent application for his imaginative method of "Buoying Vessels Over Shoals."

By Mar. 11, 2013

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Ep. 1157: Where we live in a van down by the river

Is it fair to officially label Apple and its "followers" a religion, or at least a cult? We'll examine the parallels between the company and the church, discuss the ethics of live-tweeting a funeral, and imagine the future of Google Street view based on its latest Trekker backpack for outdoor exploration.

By Oct. 26, 2012