Charles Lane en Some Competitors Say Free-Diving Needs A Safety Sea Change Dahab, Egypt, just north of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Sinai Peninsula, is perfect for free-diving. A diver can have tea in a simple beach cafe and then take just a handful of steps into the Gulf of Aqaba, where the seafloor plunges more than 100 yards into a wine-glass-shaped blue hole.<p>Free-divers, who take a breath, swim as deep into the ocean as possible and then come back up, come to Dahab from across the world to compete. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:20:00 +0000 Charles Lane 50355 at N.Y. County Outsources The Job Of Monitoring Sex Offenders A suburban county on Long Island, N.Y., is taking a novel approach to monitoring sex offenders: It's giving the job to a victims' advocacy group.<p>The measure was approved unanimously earlier this year; lawmakers call it a cost-effective way to keep citizens safe. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Charles Lane 42472 at 15-Ton Particle Ring Travels To Chicago By Land And By Sea It looks almost like the Millennium Falcon, creeping ever so slowing, taking up the entire roadway on New York's Long Island. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:51:00 +0000 Charles Lane 38691 at