Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
High-End Homes: French country manor along Thornapple River listed for $1.495 million
MLive - 1/24/2015 7:40:18 AM
CASCADE TOWNSHIP, MI – Built along a gentle bend on the Thornapple River, this elegant French country manor blends old world style and elegance with modern conveniences and proximity to Grand Rapids. Located on a 132-feet of riverfront between the Ada ...
How to Get a 'Dream Job' With World Vision in 60 Seconds or Less
The Christian Post - 1/23/2015 10:14:48 PM
The predominantly-Christian country is home to more than 45 million people and is the source of several clean-water campaigns. World Vision has been working to empower and improve the lives of Kenyans since 1974 and is involved in assisting 35 of 47 ...
Water Restored To West Side Of Manhattan Following Water Main Break
CBS New York - 1/24/2015 3:39:54 PM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 45 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
Country group Old Crow Medicine Show on songwriting, new album
CBS News - 1/23/2015 7:05:41 AM
Some call Old Crow Medicine Show the greatest string band in the world ... Secor said they had to "get country" quickly to figure out how to play the genre's music with authority. They moved into a cabin with no running water in the mountains of North ...
Think tanks: India ranked 5th in the world
India TV - 1/24/2015 3:11:16 PM
New Delhi: India is ranked fifth in the world in terms of number of think tanks. The country has a total of 192 think tanks ... and Council on Energy, Environment and Water (71). The annual report highlights the importance of the think tanks in the ...
Saudis to build world’s first large scale solar powered desalination plant
Renew Economy - 1/23/2015 12:03:21 AM
A Saudi Arabia company is to build the world’s first large-scale solar-powered ... The plant, to supply Al Khafji City in the north-east of the country, will produce 60,000 cubic metres of water a day. It is due to be commissioned in 2017.
Fox River Grove ski tournament marks 110 years this weekend
Daily Herald - 1/23/2015 5:11:10 AM
Gathering ice from the Fox River or clean snow piled up in larger parking lots in town also has been an option in years past. Organizers anticipate having roughly 60 skiers from all over the country and world. Teams from Slovenia, Finland, and Canada are ...
World Leaders React to Death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah
Pakistan Defence - 1/23/2015 6:37:03 AM
Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, paid tribute to a man who 'brought prosperity ... purposes that included the drilling of 100 boreholes and installation of water pumps, installation of 24 water purification plants in hospital, mosques ...
25 Hugely Controversial Moments in World Cricket History
Bleacher Report - 1/23/2015 3:26:46 PM
Zimbabwe’s human rights abuses were well documented, and after long discussions, England boycotted their game in the country ... from across the world. Australian cricketers Mark Waugh and Shane Warne got into some hot water on their side’s tour ...
Brazil, mega-city of 20 million, to run out of water in one month
Natural News - 1/23/2015 4:42:32 AM
(NaturalNews) The Western United States is not the only region of the world that is currently suffering under ... there is no guarantee or certainty regarding the availability of water to the country's financial center and wealthiest city.
Haitians Worry World Bank-Assisted Mining Law Could Result in "Looting"
Truth Out - 1/23/2015 10:04:39 AM
Further, there is question as to whether exploitation of this lucrative minerals wealth would benefit the country's vast impoverished population. "The World Bank's involvement ... contamination of vital waterways, impacts on the agriculture sector, and ...
Truefitt and Hill, world’s oldest barber shop, wants to start business in Sri Lanka
Colombo Gazette - 1/24/2015 4:51:29 PM
The world’s oldest barber shop (as certified by the Guinness ... Alfred Hitchcock to Laurence Olivier now wants to enter the Sri Lanka market and set up shops across the country. Established in 1805, the shop is a royal warrant holder making ...
Oil Takes Over the World - Part Two: Inventing the Need for an Unlimited Oil Supply
Daily Kos - 1/24/2015 1:42:23 AM
By the turn of the century, Azerbaijan was producing more oil than any other country in the world. Also in 1883 - tales of "tar springs ... oil field in Texas is discovered accidentally when a water well company strikes oil while attempting to drill ...
Iconic Howard Johnson Hotel by Disneyland Receives Top Spot in TripAdvisor's 2015 Awards
StreetInsider - 1/24/2015 3:01:07 AM
The Howard Johnson Hotel and Water Playground by Disneyland today ... The hotel is ranked #6 in the country. The annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards honor the world's best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best – real ...
Yemen's US-backed president quits; country could split apart
The News & Advance - 1/23/2015 2:55:09 AM
severely complicating American efforts to combat al-Qaida's powerful local franchise and raising fears that the Arab world's poorest country will fracture into mini-states. Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi submitted his resignation to ...