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365 feet underwater: More on the shipwrecked John V. Moran (infographic)

Sitting in more than 365 feet of water for 116 years, one of the most well-preserved shipwrecks in the Great Lakes was found last month.<p>The Michigan Shipwreck Research Association, a group devoted to exploring, researching and documenting Lake Michigan's maritime history, found the the John V. …

Teen in good spirits after surviving Washington plane crash

With her step-grandparents dead or dying in the burning wreckage of their small plane, 16-year-old Autumn Veatch needed to somehow find her way off the remote, thickly forested Washington state mountainside where they crashed Saturday afternoon.<p>Bruised by the impact, singed by the fire, fearing an …

Liberia's 'Planet of the Apes' chimps facing starvation

The apes are part of a colony of former research lab captives enjoying retirement uncaged on an atoll deep in the jungle of southern Liberia, known as Monkey Island.<p>The only significant inhabitants of the six islets, the chimps have been living an idyllic existence, fed by human volunteers on their …

Chimpanzees

THE SHOT: Lunar Eclipse of the Space Station

Calsky.com is one of a few websites that will calculate interesting astronomical events you can see from your GPS coordinates. I have several alerts setup including ISS transits across the sun and the moon. The alert detail will tell you, to the second, when it will cross and knowing this I was …

4 people gored in Spain's 5th Pamplona running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — One bull chosen to take part in Saturday's San Fermin festival took one look at thousands of thrill-seekers waiting to be …

Red Cross

Stampede at charity handout in Bangladesh leaves 23 dead

A stampede in central Bangladesh left 22 women and a child dead early Friday when hundreds of people stormed the home of a businessman for a charity handout during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, police said.<p>Another 30 were injured and rushed to a hospital in Mymensingh, a town 70 miles north of …

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Lake Michigan water levels rising at near record rate

Since hitting a record-low water level two years ago, Lake Michigan has been replenishing at an almost unprecedented rate, rising more than 3 feet since January 2013, according to government agencies.<p>Experts say the swift, unexpected resurgence has provided relief to commercial shipping, …

Old School Snowcat: 1961 Thiokol Trackmaster 4T-10

This 1961 Thiokol Trackmaster 4T-10 (chassis AX618) has been restored and modified with what the seller says are improved steering and braking …

Second victim of Taiwan water park 'colour party' explosion dies

Liu Chih-wei, 19, suffered burns to almost his entire body as crowds of revellers were overtaken by flames after being sprayed with multicoloured corn starch<p>A second victim died on Thursday after being engulfed by a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a Taiwan “colour party”, as organisers …