Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The First Manned Expedition to the 'Titanic,' Civil War Sword Discovered in Attic, How Do We Predict Animal Speed? and More

 
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Bones Recovered From Wreckage of WWII Plane May Belong to Missing Airmen
 
Bones Recovered From Wreckage of WWII Plane May Belong to Missing Airmen
 
 
The Story of the First Manned Expedition to the Sunken Wreck of the 'Titanic'
 
The Story of the First Manned Expedition to the Sunken Wreck of the ‘Titanic’
 
 
Civil War Hero's Long-Lost Sword Was Hiding in an Attic
 
Civil War Hero's Long-Lost Sword Was Hiding in an Attic
 
 
10 Landscapes That Will Convince You to Travel to Taiwan Now
 
 
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10 Landscapes That Will Convince You to Travel to Taiwan Now
 
 
Conservation of a Pair of Saint-Gaudens Goes al Fresco at the Freer
 
Conservation of a Pair of Saint-Gaudens Goes al Fresco at the Freer
 
 
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Where to See Some of the World's Oldest and Most Interesting Maps
 
Where to See Some of the World's Oldest and Most Interesting Maps
 
 
Champion of the Black Community Is Given Her Rightful Due in Richmond
 
Champion of the Black Community Is Given Her Rightful Due in Richmond
 
 
Five Things to Know About Bath, Jane Austen's Home and Inspiration
 
Five Things to Know About Bath, Jane Austen’s Home and Inspiration
 
 
Take a Trip Around Pluto and Charon With These New Animations
 
Take a Trip Around Pluto and Charon With These New Animations
 
 
"Space Archaeologists" to Examine the International Space Station
 
"Space Archaeologists" to Examine the International Space Station
 
 
Found: 200-Year-Old Cannonball From French and Indian War
 
Found: 200-Year-Old Cannonball From French and Indian War
 
 
What Is the Key to Predict Animal Speed?
 
What Is the Key to Predict Animal Speed?
 
 
Adorable Drone Helps Document Experiments on the International Space Station
 
Adorable Drone Helps Document Experiments on the International Space Station
 
 
The Fierce T. Rex Was a Walker Not a Sprinter
 
The Fierce T. Rex Was a Walker Not a Sprinter
 
 
Today in History
 
On this day in 1863, 272 members of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment were killed while attacking Fort Wagner. The 54th, led by Union Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, was one of the first official black military units in the U.S. Read how Shaw's long-lost sword is drawing new attention to the legendary regiment.
 
 
 
 
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This photo was taken in the traditional Hanok village of Jeonju, South Korea. In the photo, a man dressed in traditional clothing for commoners spin a giant flag in the middle of the square as others bang traditional Korean drums in the background.
 
"Flag Spinner in Jeonju" Photo by Joseph Chung
 
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