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Not getting enough beach time this summer? Check out our map of your favorite beaches.

If you haven’t been meeting your beach quota this summer, Studio 360 can help! The show heads to Coney Island with They Might Be Giants to talk about amusement park architecture, extreme sandcastles, and — of course — mermaids. 

If you haven’t been meeting your beach quota this summer, Studio 360 can help! The show heads to Coney Island with They Might Be Giants to talk about amusement park architecture, extreme sandcastles, and — of course — mermaids

For Horseshoe Crabs, Does Sandy Damage Mean No More Sex on the Beach? The numbers of horseshoe crabs laying eggs this spring in New Jersey could be lower than normal, after Sandy destroyed more than 70-percent of the crab’s nesting grounds along the Delaware Bay.

For Horseshoe Crabs, Does Sandy Damage Mean No More Sex on the Beach? The numbers of horseshoe crabs laying eggs this spring in New Jersey could be lower than normal, after Sandy destroyed more than 70-percent of the crab’s nesting grounds along the Delaware Bay.

This series of images from the U.S. Geological Survey documents coastal erosion in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The yellow arrows indicate the same point on each image. 

Images documenting the storm’s impact on the New Jersey coastline are here.

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July 23, 1972: An unpublished picture of the Jacob Riis Park parking lot in Queens. Photo: Michael Evans/The New York Times

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So, I thought my drip sandcastles I made as a child were impressive… till I saw these: Crazy Sandcastles

life:

So, I thought my drip sandcastles I made as a child were impressive… till I saw these: Crazy Sandcastles