David Leveille

Environment

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the northern Swedish village of Harads, 18 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It's home to the new Tree Hotel, designed to provide guests with a close encounter with nature. The World's David Leveille has details.

Conflict & Justice

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For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a bridge in Germany where the US and the Soviet Union once swapped their captured secret agents. The World's David Leveille tells us more about this Cold War 'bridge of spies.'

Arts, Culture & Media

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Armenia, where an international team of archaeologists has discovered what's believed to be the oldest leather shoe ever found. The World's David Leveille reports.

Environment

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Rwanda, the original home of a small and rare African water lily. The World's David Leveille has the story of its rescue from extinction.

Business, Economics and Jobs

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The answer to today's Geoquiz is Turku, Finland, home to the Finnish shipyard that's just built the world's biggest cruise liner. The Oasis of the Seas completed its maiden voyage across the Atlantic today. The World's David Leveille reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

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For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the name of Australia's newest tourist attraction? The answer is Nullarbor Links. As of opening day today, it's the world's longest golf course. The World's David Leveille tells us more.

Arts, Culture & Media

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Today's Geo Quiz answer is the English Midlands, where a treasure trove of 7th century gold and silver was discovered in July by a man walking across some fields with his metal detector. The World's David Leveille has details.

Conflict & Justice

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Stockholm, Sweden, where police are investigating a dramatic heist that happened earlier today. The World's David Leveille has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

For today's geoquiz we were looking for the library in the Italian city of Milan that's opened up its massive collection of drawings and writings by Leonardo de Vinci for public viewing.

Environment

Geo Quiz and answer

For our Geo Quiz, quiz, we're looking for a rocky archipelago off Norway's northwest coast. The answer is Lofoten, where marine biologist Hieke Vester studies and records communication among marine mammals. The World's David Leveille has the story.

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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.

Environment

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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.

Arts, Culture & Media

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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.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Answer -- Chile

For our Geo Quiz we were looking for the countries where you'd find the Mapuche, an indigenous people. The answers are Chile and Argentina. Mapuche protesters joined crowds along the streets of Santiago yesterday to protest the celebration of Columbus Day. The World's David Leveille reports.

Conflict & Justice

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For today's Geo Quiz we wanted you to name an central European capital known for its spires. The answer is Prague, in the Czech Republic. A radio station there is at the center of a controversy over free speech. The World's David Leveille has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

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For today's geoquiz we were looking for the Baltic country that declared its independence twice in the 20th century, first from the Russian Empire, and then from the Soviet Union. That country is Latvia. And it's celebrating its National Day today. The World's David Leveille has more.

Arts, Culture & Media

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For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the names of two countries. These countries are on different continents... literally oceans apart. But they're closer than you think when it comes to cooking. We're talking about India and Brazil. Some Chicago chefs have been combining the two countries' culinary traditions, as The World's David Leveille has more.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Croatia. The country is known for its many deep caves, including one called Velebita that has the steepest vertical underground drop of any known cave in the world. The World's David Leveille profiles two members of the Croatian Mountaineering and Caving Club who helped discover it.

Arts, Culture & Media

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Today's answer is the West African country of Gabon where a new special issue stamp is decorated with 22-karat gold. The World's David Leveille has the story.

Environment

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the West African nation of Liberia. The country has declared a state of emergency and called for international assistance to battle an infestation of caterpillars. The World's David Leveille has details.