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RMS Titanic
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CNN
August 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria. A series of five dives were completed this month...
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Larry Bird mural
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CNN
August 22, 2019 - 8:30 am
By Alisha Ebrahimji (CNN) — A new mural of Larry Bird in Indianapolis is getting some positive attention online — but not from the NBA Hall of Famer himself. The artwork on the side of a residential building depicts the Indiana native in a basketball jersey with tattoos on his face, arms and neck...
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Mütter Museum
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Tom Rickert
August 20, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How do you turn a human body into a museum exhibit? That’s what the Mütter Museum had to figure out, and quickly, after Carol Orzel left her body in the care of the collection of medical oddities. Carol Orzel was 59 years old when she died of fibrodysplasia ossificans...
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Johnny Lopez
August 19, 2019 - 11:35 am
A candy shop has put customers’ sweet tooth in a real pickle. Christopher Beers is the owner of Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop, a small bakery chain in Ohio and Pennsylvania, who took it upon himself to transform beloved Oreos cookies into a briny treat by slapping a pickle betwixt the classic snack’s...
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Russian message in a bottle
Tyler Ivanoff via AP
August 19, 2019 - 10:41 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage, television station...
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Marijuana seized alongside jalapeno peppers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP
August 19, 2019 - 9:34 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego. A CBP news...
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This July 11, 2015 file photo shows a general view of the town of Upernavik in western Greenland.
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August 16, 2019 - 9:19 am
By Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Republican president had discussed the...
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Jackson Hepner holds his discovery.
Courtesy of The Inn at Honey Run
August 14, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- An Ohio boy playing around in a creek bed stumbled across an odd, ridged object jutting out of the mud. To his surprise, it turned out to be a woolly mammoth tooth. Jackson Hepner was visiting The Inn at Honey Run in Millersburg, Ohio, in July with his family when he...
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Rasa Kaye
August 14, 2019 - 11:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of his or her life indoors : 87% in a building of some kind, then another 6% in automobiles. The overwhelming majority of us spend only 7% of our entire life outdoors, a totality...
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In this Aug. 1, 2019 photo the corporate headquarters of Cheyenne-based Taco John's, which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states, is seen in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Mead Gruver/AP Photo
August 14, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Mead Gruver, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — "Taco Tuesday" may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it's also trademarked. Cheyenne-based Taco John's — which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states — put its legal...
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