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Investigators and neighbors were surprised at what they found in the home of a Carson City man who died over the summer, the Associated Press reports. Among cases of tuna fish, salmon and guns found in the home of Walter Samaszko, Jr., they also found $7 million in gold bars and coins. There was so [...] [Read More]
The tornadoes that we know are created by storm systems, but in Australia’s Outback, months of dry conditions and old-growth brush can team up to produce rotating columns of fire with a similar look. Alice Springs filmmaker Chris Tangey was scouting locations in the bush when he found this amazing scene, which he called a [...] [Read More]
Popular chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A is reversing its decision to fund anti-gay groups, according to a Chicago-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group. [Read More]
Since 1996, the Internet Archive – also known as the Wayback Machine – has been capturing snapshots of sites on the Web, trying to build a digital record of the Net. It can be remarkably handy, and even fun, to see what a particular site looked like in the past. According to the New York [...] [Read More]
A Florida grandfather wrestled an alligator that was carrying his dog away in its jaws last Friday, saving the dog and suffering two bites in the process. Steve Gustafson told the Orlando Sentinel that he was outside trimming trees when he heard a yelp from his West Highland terrier, Bounce, and saw the gator taking [...] [Read More]
The holiday shopping season will soon kick off and toy companies will be digging hard to strike toy gold with America’s youth. While the story of toy of the 21st century has not even been invented, much less written, what about the previous hundred years? The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis recently held an online survey [...] [Read More]