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Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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Officials Ban Premium Member Geocaches

Premium Member Only geocaches will soon be at a, well, premium in northwestern Ohio’s Hancock County.
Nor should you expect to find any ammo cans or any hides placed above ground level in the area’s parks, now that Hancock Park District officials have instituted geocaching permits.

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Another Week, Another Geo-Bomb Scare

It’s a Wisconsin geocache in the firing line this time – in what is the sport’s fifth American bomb scare in less than a month.
On April 27th, a Menomonee Falls resident alerted police at about 4.25pm after noticing a “bomb-like” device hanging from a tree near the village’s water tower while out walking her dog.

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Geocaching Bombs Again

Another one bites the dust … Bomb squad members detonated an Ohio geocache last week after a report of a suspicious package.
Wednesday’s geo-scare was the fourth such incident in the United States in less than a month.

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Today’s Public Safety Announcement: Geo-Animals

It’s a jungle out there … or a forest … or a rapid-filled river – and it’s damn easy to get in trouble whilst geocaching, no matter how simple that find looks online.
To help keep our readers safe out there, It’s Not About The Numbers will be posting a series of handy-dandy infographics collected from around the world wide web detailing useful skills to have once you leave the safety of your geo-mobile.

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Another 15 Seconds Of Fame For Cumbyrocks

You won’t have seen my It’s Not About The Numbers sibling round these parts lately but he’s still avidly promoting geocaching (and busy working behind the scenes of this website) …

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Bye-Bye Badlands Geocaches

Bad news for geocachers near Oregon’s Badlands.
Eighty-four hides spread over an 11,858-hectare wilderness area in the American state are to be removed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Prineville office.

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Orange Is The New Geo-Uniform?

Would you don bright orange hunting garb to go geocaching? Or buy a permit to search for certain hides?
Wildlife officials in the American state of North Carolina hope the answer is yes as they consider ways to regulate the use of their game lands by geocachers.

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Grisly Find For Teenage Geocachers

Two Canadian teenagers were probably wishing for a DNF when they stumbled upon a dead body while geocaching last weekend.
The southern New Brunswick residents discovered the remains of the 57-year-old woman under a bridge in the rural community of Coles Island on Saturday afternoon, according to media reports.

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International Geocaching Day: Brew Kids On The Block

For a second year, Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) volunteered to be our lackey at this year’s Groundspeak Block Party.

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