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Message In A Bottle Discovered In Australia Is The Oldest Ever Found
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Caree
- 6 days ago - ninjajournalist.com
A bottle recently washed up on an Australian beach that contained a message hidden away for over 132 years. The bottle is the oldest such object found on record, a record which was previously held by a bottle found in 2015 that was aged 108 years old.
Step Inside Sri Lankas Cave of Temples - Video
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Caree
- 20 days ago - msn.com
The town of Dambulla in Sri Lanka is home to the largest cave complex in the country. With a labyrinth containing over 80 documented caves, five in particular stand out from the rest.
Worlds Oldest Known Spider Dies In Australia At The Age Of 43
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Caree
- 20 days ago - cnet.com
The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who'd been studying her feeling "miserable" about her death. "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us -
Michigan Couple Welcomes 14th Son...
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Caree
- 21 days ago - msn.com
Kateri and Jay Schwandt of Rockford, Michigan, added a 14th son to their family on Wednesday, April 18: Finley Sheboygan Schwandt. "For us, it is about the baby, about the miracle of life," Kateri told TODAY Parents in February.
Which Animal Kills the Most Humans?
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Kathy
- 25 days ago - gizmodo.com
Animals fatally maul, sting, trample, and chew about a million humans per year. Pretty nice of them, given the numbers on our side-the average of 750 million chickens we kill in the U.S. every month, for instance. In an ideal world, no one would ever get
The Utter Collapse of Human Civilization Will Be 'Difficult to Avoid,' NASA Funded Study Says
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Lone
- 28 days ago - nationalpost.com
The only two scenarios that do not kill everyone, in fact, are the ones in which birth rates are either strictly controlled or 'resources are distributed in a reasonably equitable fashion'
VIDEO - The Muraka Underwater Hotel
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Lone
- 30 days ago - hiconsumption.com
If you choose to shell out the $50,000 a night that Conrad Hotels charges for such an amenity, you will be submerged in a glass-walled enclosure, swathed by the kaleidoscopic ocean. Your wallpaper will be the schools of vibrant fish that swim past
New Standing Seats In Airlines Will Help Cram More Passengers
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Lone
- 30 days ago - wonderfulengineering.com
The manufacturer claims that this seating represents a new frontier of low-cost tickets and passenger experience. If these seats ever do become a reality, they will be getting a mixed reaction. There will be a lot of hate from customers
4/19/1770 Captain James Cook Spotted The East Coast Of Australia
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Fiona
- 30 days ago - ancientpages.com
On this day in history, Captain James Cook spotted and claimed the East Coast of Australia Cook was born in north-east England in 1728, and in his late teens, he worked on ships along the English coast and the Baltic Sea.
15 Beautiful Photos of Spring Flowers Around the World
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Connie
- 31 days ago - cntraveler.com
After receiving over 19 inches of snow this past weekend, I thought some spring flowers might be nice to look at.
9 Tips For Restoring Happiness
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Fiona
- 33 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Site has video of the 9 Tips. And a full explanation of each of the 9 Tips in text. Considering that the world was almost plunged into war and endless political divisiveness in my country, I found the info on this site useful.
For Friday 13th: Some Of The Ghost Towns In Southern Arizona
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Fiona
- 35 days ago - desertusa.com
The Superstition Wilderness, Fort Bowie, Pearce, Courtland, Gleeson, Tombstone, Fairbank, Harshaw, Duquesne, Lochiel, Yuma Territorial Prison, KOFA Apache Junction, Arizona is part of the Superstition Wilderness.
Beware: Friday 13th Bad Luck Superstitions List
Offbeat  (tags: friday 13th, April 2018, Black Cats, Spilled Salt, Spilled Milk, Spiders, Ladders, bizarre, cats, culture, funny, health, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 37 days ago - thesun.co.uk
Thanks to a string of events that have occurred on Friday the 13th, many feel it is cursed and pay particular care to avoid 'jinxed' things when it comes around. BRACE yourself, today is Friday the 13th which many consider to be the unlucky.
 

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