David Leveille

David Leveille

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of a tiny island in the Mediterranean, located north of Crete. The answer is the Greek island of Antikythera. The World's David Leveille reports on new theory about the Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient computing device dating back to 100 B.C. Researchers say it may have functioned as a calendar of the ancient Olympics.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Paraguay's capital, Asunci�n. The World's David Leveille profiles the latest diplomatic initiative by the US Ambassador to Paraguay. It's a CD of Paraguayan folk songs sung in the indigenous language, Guarani.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For yesterday's Geo Quiz, we asked people to name ten countries that have four-letter names. We also asked people to let us know if we missed any. Apparently, we did. The World's David Leveille has this update.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Hyderabad in India. The World's David Leveille explains the city is at the center of a long-running dispute over a former ruler's fortune.

Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Colombian state of Santander. The World's David Leveille reports that the state is home to a newly discovered species of butterfly.

Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: Tempelhof airport

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Tempelhof Airport. The World's David Leveille reports that Berlin's city officials want to close the airport down. But supporters say it should stay open, in honor of its role during the historic Berlin Airport in 1948 and 1949.

Environment

Geo answer: Belgium

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Belgium. The World's David Leveille explains that the country's national airline has decided to slow down their airplanes to cut fuel consumption.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The two islands - one American and one Russian - in the middle of the Bering Strait, are the Big and Little Diomede Islands. The World's David Leveille follows up on a recent Geo Quiz about the distance between the US and Russia.

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