Category: Science

Woman finds long-lost diamond ring on carrot in her garden

Woman finds long-lost diamond ring on carrot in her garden

UNUSUAL – It’s a story that seems to have come out of a fairy tale. Mary Grams, a Canadian living in the province of Alberta, found her engagement ring thirteen years after she lost it. The precious jewelry was discovered by the daughter-in-law around … a carrot. Colleen Daley was collecting vegetables on the family farm, which has been passed […]

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big Sur Landslide Buries Highway

big Sur Landslide Buries Highway

Tons of dirt and stones are blocking the coastal scenic highway in California’s Big Sur region. A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway, considered by some to be one of the most scenic drives in the US, was buried by a massive landslide, the California Department of Transportation said. On Saturday, more than 1 million tons of rock and dirt […]

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Delta Plane Dumps Fuel Over Lake Michigan

Delta Plane Dumps Fuel Over Lake Michigan

Detroit A Delta Air Lines spokesman says a flight on its way to Seoul, South Korea, had to dump fuel and return to Detroit Metropolitan Airport after a cockpit light showed there was possibly an open maintenance panel on the outside of the aircraft. Spokesman Trebor Banstetter said Flight 159 took off from Detroit at 4:48 p.m. Saturday and that […]

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The Doomsday Vault Floods, But Humanity Is Still Safe

The Doomsday Vault Floods, But Humanity Is Still Safe

Scientists are concerned about the World Seed Bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. Due to the extremely high temperatures and rain late last year, water flowed in the entrance of the vault. That water then quickly froze. Scientists now are questioning the vulnerability of the bank. The seeds are stored in a safe deep beneath a layer of so-called […]

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Giant squid Caught Near Ireland

Giant squid Caught Near Ireland

IRELAND – A Giant squid was caught off the southwest coast of Ireland According to Irish times, a giant squid was caught off the southwest coast this week and is only the sixth documented Irish sighting of the elusive marine creature on record. The giant squid, measuring 5.8 metres, is the first seen in Irish waters in 22 years. The […]

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Sea Cucumber Smugglers Made Millions On Delicacy

Sea Cucumber Smugglers Made Millions On Delicacy

San Diego – A father-son team for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exported them to Asia. According to media reports Saturday, David Mayorquín and his father, Ramón Torres Mayorquín, are accused of buying illegally caught sea cucumbers by stealthy fishermen from the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico, pay under false names […]

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Fox Fires Bob Beckel For Being An Old Racist

Fox Fires Bob Beckel For Being An Old Racist

Fox News confirmed Friday that The Five co-host Bob Beckel was fired (again) for making a racist remark. As reported the Washington Post, Beckel “was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a brief statement. A lawyer handling a racial discrimination lawsuit against Fox says Beckel became angry when a black IT […]

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Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

Mississippi – On Thursday three teens were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead in his mother’s stolen car. According to FOX News, the Mississippi teens will be charged with capital murder. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news conference that authorities plan to charge Byron McBride, D’Allen Washington and Dwan Wakefield in the […]

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Governor Pardons Boy Who Stole Pen

Governor Pardons Boy Who Stole Pen

SALEM – A boy in fourth grade whostole a hazelnut and pen during a tour of Oregon’s Capitol Building was pardoned by the governor after sending her a handwritten apology letter. “Dear Governor Brown,” Samuel Revenko wrote in the letter to Gov. Kate Brown. “While we were there I took a hazelnut and a pen from the Capitol Building. These […]

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Chilliwack dairy farm pleads guilty to animal abuse

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – British Columbia’s provincial court says three dairy farm workers from the Fraser Valley have been sentenced to jail for causing distress to an animal after an undercover video showed several employees abusing milk cows. The Chilliwack provincial court registry confirmed Jamie Visser and Chris Vandyke were given 60 days each in jail, while Travis Keefer must spend […]

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