Monday, October 3, 2016

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered, North America's Hyena, Where to See Oregon Trail Wheel Tracks and More

 
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Nine Places Where You Can Still See Wheel Tracks from the Oregon Trail
 
Nine Places Where You Can Still See Wheel Tracks from the Oregon Trail
 
 
Japanese Scientist Wins Nobel Prize for Discovering How Cells Cannibalize Worn Out Parts
 
Japanese Scientist Wins Nobel Prize for Discovering How Cells Cannibalize Worn Out Parts
 
 
North America Used to Have its Very Own Hyena
 
North America Used to Have Its Very Own Hyena
 
 
The Mobile Factory Turns Earthquake Rubble Into Bricks For Permanent Homes
 
The Mobile Factory Turns Earthquake Rubble Into Bricks For Permanent Homes
 
 
Stolen van Gogh Paintings Recovered After 14 Years
 
Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered After 14 Years
 
 
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Hear the Recreated Voice of Ötzi the Iceman
 
Hear the Recreated Voice of Ötzi the Iceman
 
 
Watch This Faux Flower Bloom Thanks to Shape-shifting Plastic
 
Watch This Faux Flower Bloom Thanks to Shape-shifting Plastic
 
 
Death and Decay Lurks Within These Stunning Works of Art
 
Death and Decay Lurks Within These Stunning Works of Art
 
 
Campsite Places Humans in Argentina 14,000 Years Ago
 
Campsite Places Humans in Argentina 14,000 Years Ago
 
 
People Really Hate a Newly Repaired Stretch of the Great Wall of China
 
People Really Hate a Newly Repaired Stretch of the Great Wall of China
 
 
Steven Young Lee Crafts Perfectly Imperfect Pottery
 
Steven Young Lee Crafts Perfectly Imperfect Pottery
 
 
Vibrant Lightning Sprites Spark Above Hurricane Matthew
 
Vibrant Lightning Sprites Spark Above Hurricane Matthew
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared that an official Thanksgiving holiday should be observed on the last Thursday of every November. The decision, made during the middle of the Civil War, was thanks to a 17-year campaign by an early media mogul named Sarah Josepha Hale. Read about some of Hale's other fascinating achievements.
 
 
 
 
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Parents Common Hoopoe bird feeding their babies.
 
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