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  • Gold coin hoard in a cup found under kitchen floor

    09/06/2022 7:37:38 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 28 replies
    The History Blog ^ | 9/5/2022 | History Blog
    Gold coin hoard in a cup found under kitchen floorA couple in North Yorkshire hit the kind of jackpot every history nerd has dreamed of: they discovered an early 18th century coin hoard buried under the floorboards of their kitchen. With more than 260 gold coins dating to between 1610 and 1727, it is one of the largest hoards of English 18th century coins ever found.They found the hoard in July 2019 after pulling up the kitchen floors in their 18th century home. Six inches beneath the concrete underfloor, they spotted what they thought was an old electrical wire but...
  • Body of Angolan Migrant Child Found on Mexican Bank of Texas Border River

    05/07/2022 7:16:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/07/2022 | Bob Price
    Mexican authorities found the body of an Angolan migrant child who went missing on May 2 during an illegal border crossing near the Del Rio International Bridge. The young boy disappeared after being swept away along with his brother. The parents survived the crossing. Del Rio Station Border Patrol agents encountered an Angolan couple who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas. The husband and wife informed the agents that their two boys, ages seven and nine, were swept away in the strong currents of the Rio Grande, according to information obtained from Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials.
  • Skier lost on Christmas found dead near Truckee resort

    01/08/2022 6:55:47 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    Search-and-rescue volunteers discovered the body of Rory Angelotta, 43, near a residential neighborhood and roughly 3 miles from the boundaries of the Northstar Ski Resort, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Saturday. Over six days, more than 200 people searched for Angelotta using skis, snowmobiles and a helicopter before suspending the effort. During that period, a freak storm caused whiteout conditions, subfreezing temperatures and dumped over 7 feet of snow. The sheriff's office said because Angelotta had traveled a “considerable distance” from the resort, the area where his body was found near a residential area in the...
  • Organic molecule remnants found in nuclei of ancient dinosaur cells

    09/24/2021 6:06:50 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 35 replies ^ | 9/24/2021 | by Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Reconstruction of the Jehol Biota and the well-preserved specimen of Caudipteryx.A team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature (STM) has isolated exquisitely preserved cartilage cells in a 125-million-year-old dinosaur from Northeast China that contain nuclei with remnants of organic molecules and chromatin. The study was published in Communications Biology on Sept. 24.The dinosaur, called Caudipteryx, was a small peacock-sized omnivore with long tail feathers. It roamed the shores of the shallow lakes of the Jehol Biota in Liaoning province during...
  • Gabby Petito case: FBI confirms human remains are missing woman's.

    09/19/2021 3:38:47 PM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 115 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9.19.2021 | Audrey Conklin , Michael Ruiz
    MOOSEY, Wyo. – FIRST ON FOX: Authorities say the body found in Grand Teton National Park was likely that of Gabby Petito, saying the body matched the description of the missing woman. Authorities said the investigation is still ongoing, noting that the body has yet to be 100% positively identified.
  • California theater renovations uncover wallet lost 46 years ago

    06/05/2021 6:07:04 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 6./4/21 | AP
    VENTURA, Calif. — A woman from Ventura was reunited with a wallet she lost 46 years ago after an employee working on remodeling Southern California's historic Majestic Ventura Theater discovered it inside a crawl space. “I would have never imagined,” said Tom Stevens after locating the wallet among old candy bar wrappers, ticket stubs and soda cans. Stevens told the Ventura County Star he then went on social media to try to locate the owner based on clues in the wallet, including old photos, a 1973 Grateful Dead concert ticket and a California driver’s license for Colleen Distin that expired...
  • Child’s remains found in wall of Pacolet residence, coroner says [SC]

    01/04/2021 5:52:26 AM PST · by buckalfa · 22 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | January 3, 2021 | Sophia Radebaugh and Emily Smith
    PACOLET, S.C. (WSPA) – An investigation is underway after a child’s remains were found in the wall of a home in Pacolet on Saturday. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office responded Saturday night to the home, located on Milliken Street, regarding possible remains being found within a wall of a residence. Clevenger said the house was being remodeling when the remains were found. In his 30 years as the Spartanburg County Coroner, Clevenger said this is unlike anything he’s ever seen. “It does shock the conscience of most people,” Clevenger said. “I would say 99.9% of the people,...
  • Military Ballots For Trump Found In A Dumpster In Georgia

    11/06/2020 3:30:00 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 77 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/06/20
    Military ballots for Trump found in a dumpster in Georgia. 
  • Massachusetts 4th Congressional District: Thousands of ballots found in Franklin, Jesse Mermell’s campaign solicits recount signatures The race is still too close to call

    09/03/2020 9:16:42 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 49 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/3/2020 | Rick Sobey
    A recount could be looming in the 4th Congressional District race between two Democrats as more uncounted ballots surfaced on Thursday. Officials in Newton, Wellesley and Franklin on Thursday restarted counting primary ballots after Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin filed a court order to authorize local poll workers to continue counting ballots that were received on time and had not been tallied by the end of Tuesday night. In Franklin, poll workers Thursday evening were counting about 3,000 uncounted ballots — much more than the previously estimated 600 uncounted ballots, according to a spokeswoman for the Secretary of the...
  • 'Absolute miracle:' Rescuers find missing California sisters

    03/03/2019 2:54:47 PM PST · by Mariner · 31 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | March 3rd, 2019 | Amanda Lee Myers
    (AP) -- Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said. A fire chief and firefighter from a local volunteer department found Leia and Caroline Carrico in a wooded area about 1½ miles (2.3 kilometers) from their home in the small community of Benbow, where they had last been seen Friday afternoon, Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal said. Benbow is about 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of Sacramento. The girls...
  • Newborn baby discovered lying on road in near-freezing temperatures

    02/11/2019 2:40:56 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 69 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | Updated 17 mins ago (2-11-19) | Sontaya Rose
    MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) Authorities rescued a newborn girl early on Monday after she was found lying on a rural road in Madera County, located in the middle of California's Central Valley. The baby was cold but otherwise believed to be in good condition. She was covered only with a blanket. The Madera County Sheriff's Office working to track down the newborn's mother, who is described by witnesses as Hispanic or Caucasian, possibly in her twenties. She left the area in a small white SUV. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Newborn baby girl’s mother described by witnesses as hispanic or caucasian, possibly in her...
  • Top US naval commander in Middle East found dead

    12/01/2018 3:09:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 89 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 4:59 PM ET, Sat December 1, 2018 | Ryan Browne, CNN
    The top admiral overseeing US Naval forces in the Middle East, Vice Adm. Scott Stearney, was found dead in his residence in Bahrain on Saturday, the Navy said in a statement. While his death is being investigated, officials say there is no evidence of foul play at this time. "This is devastating news for the Stearney family, for the team at Fifth Fleet, and for the entire Navy," Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, told CNN Saturday. "Adm. Stearney was a decorated professional and a devoted father, a devoted husband and a good friend."
  • Man Spent 7 Hours Digging in Piles of Wood to Save Litter of Kittens in Dumpster

    09/02/2018 3:59:12 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Sept 2016 | Amy Bojo
    A kind-hearted man spent seven hours digging through piles of wood to save a litter of tiny kittens in the dumpster.Courtesy: CliffA month ago, Cliff heard meowing coming from a pile of wood in the dumpster. He spotted a little helpless kitten hanging onto scraps of wood, letting out a few faint cries. Soon he discovered that there were more than one kitten. "They got dumped in the dumpster, then there was wood dumped on top," Cliff told Love Meow. He spent hours digging through piles of wood and steels to save the abandoned kittens. They were so young...
  • Family Saw Photos of Their Missing Cat on Shelter Page, Tearful Reunion After 2 Years...

    07/20/2018 9:33:43 PM PDT · by vannrox · 43 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 11APR17 | Amy Bojo
    A senior cat that had been missing for 2 1/2 years was reunited with his family after they found his pictures on a shelter's Facebook page. Meet Jimmy!Sue ZelitskyThe 15-year-old tabby cat was rescued and brought to West Milford Animal Shelter (in West Milford, New Jersey) on March 17. One of the volunteers saw him that night and wanted to help get him to a good home soon."Jimmy was picked up not far from West Milford Animal Shelter and brought in as a stray after the blizzard," RC of The Real Cats at West Milford Animal Shelter told Love...
  • Shelter Cat Gives Everyone Hugs and Won't Take No for an Answer

    05/24/2018 4:59:49 AM PDT · by vannrox · 37 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | May 23 18 | Amy Bojo
    Zorro the stray cat was eager to be loved but when he was brought to a shelter in Philadelphia, he could barely tolerate being touched. When staff found out what was bothering him, they soon discovered a cute little quirk that he does to everyone he meets. Pennsylvania SPCAZorro came to the Pennsylvania SPCA four months ago for a chance at a better life. "He was being fed by a Good Samaritan for some period of time, and he was so friendly that she was trying to find him a permanent home," Gillian Kocher Director of Public Relations of...
  • Missing Uber/Lyft driver Joshua Thiede found alive, friends say

    02/20/2018 7:45:41 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 5 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2/20/2018 | multiple
    LOS ANGELES -- Missing Uber and Lyft driver Joshua Thiede has been found alive, reports CBS Los Angeles. Two of Thiede's friends texted the station saying he's in Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown L.A. Friends tell CBS L.A. that Thiede has been out of it. They believe he may have been drugged in recent days and they that he's been at the hospital for at least a few days. Earlier Monday, police found Thiede's car and towed it away.
  • Missing east Texas teen believed to be with Snapchat predator found safe in Louisiana

    12/01/2017 8:16:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 18 replies
    abc13 ^ | Nov. 30, 2017 | abc
    ORANGE, Texas (KTRK) -- A missing east Texas teenager has been found in Louisiana, the Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Heaven Ray Cox, 15, was reported missing on Saturday in Orange, Texas. Deputies said the residence where Heaven was located belonged to a relative of a person that was known by the teen. Heaven's mother believed her daughter left with a man she met on Snapchat and could have been going with him to California.
  • An Interesting SETI Candidate in Hercules

    08/29/2016 7:20:51 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    Centauri Dreams ^ | 8/27/16 | Paul Gilster
    An Interesting SETI Candidate in Hercules by Paul Gilster on August 27, 2016 A candidate signal for SETI is a welcome sign that our efforts in that direction may one day pay off. An international team of researchers has announced the detection of “a strong signal in the direction of HD164595” in a document now being circulated through contact person Alexander Panov. The detection was made with the RATAN-600 radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya, in the Karachay–Cherkess Republic of Russia, not far from the border with Georgia in the Caucasus. The signal was received on May 15, 2015, 18:01:15.65 (sidereal time),...
  • Stonehenge II is found! Radar search reveals giant line of standing stones from 4,500 years ago

    09/07/2015 8:19:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Published: 18:01 EST, 6 September 2015 | Colin Fernandez
    <p>For centuries Stonehenge has mystified and enraptured archaeologists and visitors.</p> <p>So maybe it is not surprising that another monumental wonder from prehistory has been overlooked for so long – even though it is just a mile away.</p> <p>Experts have discovered an 'extraordinary' line of giant stones that dates back more than 4,500 years.</p>
  • Archaeologists Baffled By 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered In Denmark

    07/14/2015 12:36:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 55 replies
    gizmodo ^ | July 13, 2015
    Boeslunde is in Zealand, the large island that sits between mainland Denmark and the tip of Sweden. It’s a hotbed for archaeology in Denmark since it has served as a connective hub for thousands of years—netting recent finds as diverse as 1,000-year-old viking jewelry to actual fortresses in the past year. Boeslunde, where the spirals were discovered, is “a special sacred place in the Bronze Age where prehistoric people performed their rituals and offered gold to the higher powers,” according to the Danish National Museum’s curator, Flemming Kaul. The constant discovery of new gold around the area has spurred more...