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Match Wits with the Editor


Last Month’s Winner

The winner! This was the Editor’s
choice for the December cover.

Polar Bear Beginnings
Photograph by
Norbert Rosing


Tally as of November 17, 2000:
1,060
The Blue Nile
Photograph by
Nevada Wier

Tally as of November 17, 2000:
3,604
Journey to Shipton's Lost Arch
Photograph by
Gordon Wiltsie

Tally as of November 17, 2000:
3,912

options January cover choices  

In Next Month's Issue
Beyond Gravity
The year Arthur C. Clarke made famous is here. 2001’s co-creator contemplates the third millennium.

Surviving in Space
A voyage to Mars may be every astronaut’s dream, but the health risks to even the most superbly conditioned Earthlings are formidable indeed.

Kingdom of Coral: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Largest structure on the planet built by living organisms, Australia’s coral rampart hosts a carnival of sea life.

Kings for a Day: A Century of Mirth in Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade
Fantasy and feathers rule in Philadelphia when New Year’s revelers take to the streets in costumes fit for kings.

Ashkelon: Ancient City of the Sea
From Canaanites to Crusaders, the city of Ashkelon was a strategic Mediterranean port for nearly 5,000 years.

Japan’s Imperial Palace: Beyond the Moat
The heart of Tokyo shelters the home of Emperor Akihito—a modern ruler who studies fish, writes poetry, and preserves the traditions of the world’s oldest monarchy.

ZipUSA: Quartzsite, Arizona 85346
It’s Nowhere, Arizona—until November. Then more than a million devotees of RVs roll in from all over for swap meets, socializing, and the sunset-painted sky.



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