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6 squirrels stuck in a jam after getting their tails tangled

Nebraska wildlife officials on Monday untangled six squirrels that somehow got their tails in a knot in what is being described as a "crazy phenomenon."<p>Craig Luttman called the Nebraska Humane Society after he spotted the 8-week-old squirrels on a tree outside of his Elkhorn home, the Omaha …


Orangutan Thought He Was Finally Rescued — But That Was 6 Years Ago

“This is not supposed to happen."<p>When Jono the orangutan was rescued in 2012, his life should have started getting better. But instead, Jono spent …


“Geronimo!” — Why American Paratroopers Shout an Apache Chief’s Name When Jumping

“The origin of this now famous cry remains something of a mystery.” EARLY IN THE development of American airborne forces, the cry of “Geronimo!” …

Military History

Snoop Dogg Makes Shocking Botanical Discovery in Martha Stewart's Driveway

"Somebody tell me what this is. A who? That's a pine cone?"<p>Over the weekend, Snoop Dogg got extremely stoned (which is sort of his job) and took a trip to see Martha Stewart (also sort of his job) at her lush, sprawling estate in Katonah, New York. He toured her greenhouse—making an obligatory weed …

Snoop Dogg

Vietnam veteran's remains identified, burial Friday in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The remains of a Green Beret from Texas who went missing in action during the Vietnam War have been recovered.<p>A service will be held Friday to honor 32-year-old Army Maj. Donald G. Carr of San Antonio.<p>The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Monday that his remains are …


Seven Nation Army - Vintage New Orleans Dirge White Stripes Cover ft. Haley Reinhart

A Hundred-Year-Old Handmade American Flag Flies Home… to Scotland

Islay (pronounced “eye-la”), an island off the west coast of Scotland that has long been home to a rural population of a few thousand fisherman and …


Southwest passengers tried to save woman as pilot showed 'nerves of steel'

Retired nurse gave Jennifer Riordan CPR after she was partially sucked out of a window, while captain discussed landing with officials<p>Latest news: aviation authority orders mass engine inspections<p>Terrified passengers struggled in vain to save the life of the woman who was partially sucked …

New Mexico

Lifeguard Eddie Aikau Saved 500 People — But No One Could Save Him

Legendary surfer and lifeguard Eddie Aikau saved hundreds of lives on the beaches of Hawaii in the 1960s and 1970s. But, in the end, he was the one …


Unforgettable underwater photography - in pictures

A new book published by the Natural History Museum showcases some of the most memorable underwater photographs taken over the last few decades in its annual wildlife photographer of the year competition. The stories behind the pictures - about both the behaviour and the photographers’ experiences - …


World Press Photo of the Year winner announced

<b>Ronaldo Schemidt takes home the prize from the 61st annual World Press Photo Contest for his image from a Venezuelan protest.</b><p>The winning image from …


College student saves drowning squirrel using technique she learned from 'The Office'

Who says television is a waste of time?<p>For Natalie Belisto, a student and soccer player at Central Michigan University, it helped her save a squirrel's life after her friend found the unfortunate animal drowning in a pond.<p>"It definitely was drowning because it was really slow when we saw it and it …

Underground Forest Of Timbers In Abandoned Mine – Part 2

Mudlarking on the River Thames, History Beneath Your Feet

‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

She was Leningrad’s lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to …

The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter (Official Lyric Video)

U2 - With Or Without You (1987 HQ)

Mark Twain was right: fake news spreads far more rapidly than the genuine article

It is said that a lie will travel around the world while the truth is pulling on its boots, and now scientists have proven that it is true.<p>The adage, variously attributed to Mark Twain and 19th century London preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeons, was coined way before the advent of social networks and …

Antarctica's seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows

The TV series <i>Planet Earth</i> and <i>Our Blue Planet</i> have provided us with some of the most jaw-dropping nature footage ever captured.<p>For BBC America's <i>Planet</i> …

Almost Home- Annie Bosko and George Krikes


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The Rise of Wood Lures

In the early 1900s, our bassin’ forefathers were thankful for the introduction of exciting new lures. Seems James Heddon of Dowagiac, Michigan, had …


Rare photographs that changed lives

<b>Twenty-four photographs from the Lewis Hine archive have been auctioned in New York. The rare prints were from the collection of the late New York photographer Isador Sy Seidman.</b><p>American sociologist Hine was one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th Century. Because the notion …

Historical Photography

Lathmar Holi festival: colour and beating with sticks – in pictures

Holi is the Hindu spring festival of colours. In Barsana and Nandagaon, people celebrate a variation called ‘Lathmar Holi’, which means ‘Holi in which people hit with sticks’. During the first day of the festival, the women of Barsana, the birth place of Hindu Goddess Radha, beat the men from …

Women's News (India)

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