Wednesday, November 16, 2016

George Washington's Disappearing Sash, How Pluto's Icy "Heart" Sent Its Poles Wandering, What Cell Phone Grime Reveals About Lifestyle and More

 
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How the Pull of an Icy
 
How the Pull of an Icy “Heart” Sent Pluto’s Poles Wandering
 
 
One of Rome's Most Famous Sculptures Has Been Vandalized
 
One of Rome’s Most Famous Sculptures Has Been Vandalized
 
 
Why the U.S. Government Brought Nazi Scientists to America After World War II
 
Why the U.S. Government Brought Nazi Scientists to America After World War II
 
 
Why Winemakers are Turning to the Ancient Sport of Falconry to Tackle Pests
 
Why Winemakers are Turning to the Ancient Sport of Falconry to Tackle Pests
 
 
The Strange Case of George Washington's Disappearing Sash
 
The Strange Case of George Washington’s Disappearing Sash
 
 
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The Colosseum Waits on Funding for Critical Repairs in the Fight Over Rome's Subway System
 
The Colosseum Waits on Funding for Critical Repairs in the Fight Over Rome’s Subway System
 
 
What Cell Phone Grime Reveals About Lifestyle
 
What Cell Phone Grime Reveals About Lifestyle
 
 
If Necessity Is the Mother of Invention, Then Play Is Its Father
 
If Necessity Is the Mother of Invention, Then Play Is Its Father
 
 
Behold: The World's Largest Radio Telescope
 
Behold: The World's Largest Radio Telescope
 
 
Global Emissions Plateaued for Three Consecutive Years. That Doesn't Mean We Can Relax.
 
Global Emissions Plateaued for Three Consecutive Years. That Doesn't Mean We Can Relax.
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1864, General William Sherman started his 60,000 Union troops on the 285-mile "March to the Sea," a scorched earth campaign of total war. Sherman's brutal tactics were just one of many factors that led to the end of the Civil War the following year. Read the gentleman's agreement that officially brought an end to the punishing, five-year conflict.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
A very important Lama (A Tibetan Buddhist monk), was visiting Litang, Sichuan, China.  In his honor, the people in the town lightened hundreds of oil candles.
 
"Lajia Candles" Photo by Victor Turek
 
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