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Fitness aficionados spitball options for state exercise

posted: 07/28/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Not that anybody ought to do anything merely because it has been done by Missouri, but Missouri has a state exercise. And Arkansas doesn't.

Jumping jack devised for West Point hazing

posted: 07/28/2014 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Gen. John J. Pershing (1860-1948) is credited with inventing the jumping jack at the United States Military Academy at West Point in the 1880s.

Birds find island as waypoint to Brazil

posted: 07/21/2014 2:53 a.m. Discuss

A hilltop that became an island when Lake Ouachita was created in the 1950s is ... let's say "popular" with purple martins.

Martin grabs its meals on the fly

posted: 07/21/2014 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Smaller than an American robin, bigger than a tree swallow, the purple martin is the largest swallow in North America.

Age changes sleep needs

posted: 07/09/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

How much sleep does a child require?

LR teen wins title of fittest in nation

posted: 07/07/2014 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Tanner Windham is not planning to tell his boot camp instructors that he won a contest this summer that entitles him, were he so inclined, to declare himself the Most Fit High School Student in America.

Cyclists break in Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail

posted: 06/16/2014 2:25 a.m. Comment 1

GREENBRIER -- Opposites meet, shove, scrape and shift positions in Woolly Hollow State Park. And now it has mountain biking.

Big fault shakes geography around

posted: 06/16/2014 2:09 a.m. Discuss

A souvenir T-shirt for the new Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail includes a squiggly line that replicates the seismographic reading from a magnitude-4.7 earthquake, part of the Guy-Greenbrier earthquake swarm that struck Faulkner County in 2011.

Grassy Lake Water Trail, the state’s newest addition

posted: 06/09/2014 2:21 a.m. Discuss

A name like "Grassy Lake" triggers expectations of wide openness. And squinting. Westerners would think of waves of grain, but Arkansans imagine a weedy basin simmering in the midday sun and swarming with mosquitoes as that sun goes down.

Directions to get to Grassy Lake

posted: 06/09/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Arkansas Water Trails program provides maps and directions for paddling day trips on nine streams scattered across the state.

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