G

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 1 Follower | @G1stbed | Keep up with G on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “G”

U.S. Officials Seize 8 Tons of Cocaine From DIY Submarine

Just enough room for four passengers and 16,000 pounds of coke.<p>A small semi-submersible vessel containing four people and eight tons of cocaine was discovered by the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on July 18 in the eastern Pacific Ocean.<p>The self-propelled craft was …

If you do one thing this week … build a boat

When did you last build a boat? Maybe that seems an outlandish concept – something for Noah, for loftsmen, for bearded woodsmen, not for you.<p>But go back 50 years, and you will find lots of normal people built boats. The Mirror dinghy was a plywood DIY project conceived by the Daily Mirror newspaper …

Sailing

Find essential gear for sea kayaking in the Touring Kayak section of the Rapid Media online Paddling Buyer's Guide.

The Adventure Kayak online buyer’s guide is your source for information on the best touring kayaks and gear on the market. Whether you’re just …

Sawfish, DIY foam kayak, build a functional light weight boat from stuff found only in the hardware store

Kayaking has become a popular activity here in the US and around the world. I am on a FB page dedicated to kayaking (church of the double bladed …

Native American origins: When the DNA points two ways

This week, two teams of scientists released reports detailing the origins of Native American peoples. Both groups looked at ancient and modern DNA to attempt to learn more about the movements of populations from Asia into the New World, and about how groups mixed once they got here. Both discovered …

Archaeologists discover ancient Egyptian stelae in Wadi el-Hudi with 'important inscriptions'

A team of archaeologists have unearthed three ancient stelae in Egypt that could hold important inscriptions.<p>The three stones bearing messages were …

Ancient hillfort to be excavated in Lochaber

<b>Archaeologists are preparing for the first ever excavation of an ancient hillfort in Lochaber.</b><p>Dun Deardail was constructed on a prominent knoll on Sgorr Chalum, a hill overlooking the River Nevis in Glen Nevis.<p>AOC Archaeology, which will lead volunteers in the dig, has described the site as …

In 1665, Many Said They Saw a UFO Battle and Fell Sick Afterward

On April 8, 1665, around 2 p.m., fishermen anchored near Barhöfft (then in Sweden, now in Germany) reported seeing ships in the sky battling each …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Ancient Egyptian underwater treasures to be exhibited for the first time

Spectacular ancient Egyptian treasures are to be exhibited for the first time having been discovered underwater in the submerged ruins of the near-legendary cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus.<p>A finely sculpted statuette of a pharaoh and a golden-eyed depiction of god Osiris are among …

Ancient History