Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Strange Reappearance of the Green Sea Turtle, Gold Rings in Tomb Connect Two Ancient Cultures, Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage and More

 
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How Earthquakes and Volcanoes Reveal the Beating Heart of the Planet
 
How Earthquakes and Volcanoes Reveal the Beating Heart of the Planet
 
 
Nobel Physics Prize Goes to Exploration of Exotic Matter, Explained in Bagels
 
Nobel Physics Prize Goes to Exploration of Exotic Matter, Explained in Bagels
 
 
$25.5 Million Raphael Painting Discovered in Scottish Manor House
 
$25.5 Million Raphael Painting Discovered in Scottish Manor House
 
 
Here's What Scientists Found in Hawaii's Mysterious
 
Here’s What Scientists Found in Hawaii’s Mysterious “Twilight Zone”
 
 
Eight Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage Outside of New England
 
Eight Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage Outside of New England
 
 
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Researchers Just Discovered One of the Largest Dinosaur Footprints Ever Found
 
Researchers Just Discovered One of the Largest Dinosaur Footprints Ever Found
 
 
Gold Rings Found in Warrior's Tomb Connect Two Ancient Greek Cultures
 
Gold Rings Found in Warrior's Tomb Connect Two Ancient Greek Cultures
 
 
This Game of Monopoly Is Made Entirely of Clay
 
This Game of Monopoly Is Made Entirely of Clay
 
 
 The Strange Reappearance of the Once-Vanished Green Sea Turtle
 
The Strange Reappearance of the Once-Vanished Green Sea Turtle
 
 
Botswana Unexpectedly Reverses Course on Ivory Trade
 
Botswana Unexpectedly Reverses Course on Ivory Trade
 
 
Adiós, Toughie: The Last Known Rabb's Fringe-Limbed Tree Frog Dies in Atlanta
 
Adiós, Toughie: The Last Known Rabb’s Fringe-Limbed Tree Frog Dies in Atlanta
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was barely the size of a beach ball and remained in orbit for about an hour and a half. But it was a milestone for space travel and marked the start of the space race between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Find out how the space race has now opened up to the entire world.
 
 
 
 
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Often referred to as the Tuscany of America, the Palouse region of Washington State offers one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the United States. The seemingly endless rolling fields of wheat, lentils and canola offer year-round beauty for those that choose to take in the spectacular landscape.
 
"The Rolling Fields of Palouse" Photo by Hamish Mitchell
 
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