Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Scotch Tape Can Create X-Rays, World's Longest Running Streak Ends, Parachute Teachers and More

 
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Seventeenth-Century Shopping List Discovered Under Floorboards of Historic English Home
 
Seventeenth-Century Shopping List Discovered Under Floorboards of Historic English Home
 
 
Co-Defendent in €100 Million Art Heist Claims He Threw Five Masterpieces in the Trash
 
Co-Defendent in €100 Million Art Heist Claims He Threw Five Masterpieces in the Trash
 
 
Underwater Images Give First Glimpse of Newly Discovered Brazilian Reef
 
Underwater Images Give First Glimpse of Newly Discovered Brazilian Reef
 
 
World's Longest Running Streak Comes to an End
 
World's Longest Running Streak Comes to an End
 
 
Smithsonian Scientist and a Reef-Diving Grandmother Team Up in Discovery of New Hermit Crab
 
Smithsonian Scientist and a Reef-Diving Grandmother Team Up in Discovery of New Hermit Crab
 
 
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The Story of the Astrolabe, the Original Smartphone
 
The Story of the Astrolabe, the Original Smartphone
 
 
Mexico's Famous Floating Gardens Return to Their Agricultural Roots
 
Mexico’s Famous Floating Gardens Return to Their Agricultural Roots
 
 
This 100-Million-Year-Old Insect Trapped in Amber Defines New Order
 
This 100-Million-Year-Old Insect Trapped in Amber Defines New Order
 
 
Forget Substitute Teachers. "Parachute Teachers" May Be the Future.
 
Forget Substitute Teachers. "Parachute Teachers" May Be the Future.
 
 
Scotch Tape Can Create X-Rays, and More You Didn't Know About The Sticky Stuff
 
Scotch Tape Can Create X-Rays, and More You Didn't Know About The Sticky Stuff
 
 
Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children to Enroll in Boys-Only Programs
 
Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children to Enroll in Boys-Only Programs
 
 
A Picture History of One of the World's Greatest Hot Air Balloons
 
A Picture History of One of the World’s Greatest Hot Air Balloons
 
 
How Beatrix Potter Invented Character Merchandising
 
How Beatrix Potter Invented Character Merchandising
 
 
Humans May Have Arrived in North America 10,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought
 
Humans May Have Arrived in North America 10,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought
 
 
Local Lens: Our Favorite Instagram Tongue Teasers
 
Local Lens: Our Favorite Instagram Tongue Teasers
 
 
Dig This: Researchers Found a 38,000-Year-Old Engraving in France
 
Dig This: Researchers Found a 38,000-Year-Old Engraving in France
 
 
Nine New Must-See Museums Opening This Year
 
Nine New Must-See Museums Opening This Year
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1863, one of the first black Civil War regiments, the South Carolina Volunteers, was formed. It was made up entirely of escaped slaves. Read about the black men and women who fought for the Union.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
México, Baja California, Sea of Cortez, Cabo Pulmo. A school of jacks near a sandy bottom in the marine protected area of Cabo Pulmo.
 
"Jacks at Cabo Pulmo" Photo by Christian Vizl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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