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America’s history is full of heroic men and women who risked and sacrificed their lives for their family, their friends and their country. As Memorial Day approaches, it’s worth spending some time remembering at least one of those heroes — Carlos Hathcock — one of the greatest marksmen in history. Hathcock served two tours in …

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In modern society, we need a license for practically everything. Whether it’s buying alcohol or tobacco to fishing, licenses are just a fact of life. If you thought it was a pain in the neck to get your license when you were younger take a look at this: Archaeologists have uncovered ancient golden tablets that served as …

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An archeologist has proof that the great flood really did occur, and the recent discovery has led the atheists to second-guess themselves. Scientist discovered whale bones in the Egyptian Sahara Desert which is 100 miles from Cairo and known as one of the driest places on earth. The fact that the whale bones were discovered …

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Scientists reported finding bunkers, rusted bullets and other relics dating from the Second World War Russian researchers have just discovered a secret Nazi base in the Arctic, showing yet another way in which WWII made an imprint on our planet. Known as Schatzgräber, or “Treasure Hunter,” the base was a weather station aimed to support Nazi …

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    Another historical box has yet again paved the way to bring ourselves back to the past a little more some time. The Boston Time Capsule which was found in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House revealed antique contents that could date us back to the history even since the founding of the …

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Scientists have announced the shocking discovery in Germany of ancient teeth fossils that are nearly 10 million years old, which they say confused our established timeline of human history. While the previous unearthed fossil evidence showed “great apes were roaming Europe millions of years ago, the teeth found in Germany bear a striking resemblance to …

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Ancient ruins in the middle of the Pacific ocean could be the remnants of a legendary race or dare we say….Atlantis.  Clips from the Science Channel series What on Earth? reveal images of a mysterious location just off the coast of the tiny nation of Micronesia. The remote island of Pohnpei is home to the archaeological site …

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After the violence broke out in Charlottesville, Va. during a demonstration by white nationalists and neo-Nazi groups opposed to the removal of a statue of Confederate, Gen. Robert E. Lee urged on whether symbols of the Confederacy should be removed. On the courthouse green in Huntsville, Alabama, stands a monument erected during the Jim Crow …

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MICHAEL SNYDER reports: The wildfires that are roaring through northern California are already “among the most destructive fire events in U.S. history”, and by the time it is all said and done this could be the worst wildfire season in the history of the state.  So far, fires have scorched more than 250 square miles, …

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An employee of Suncor Company digs up unexpected discovery.  Shawn Funk works as an excavator that pulls crude oil from the earth. On March 21, 2011, while Funk is working into the Millennium Mine located about 17 miles north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, he discovered something unusual. Being in this job for 12 years, Funk …

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THE LOS ANGELES TIMES – PAUL SISSON Add 20 more cases and 22 more hospitalizations to San Diego County’s ever-growing hepatitis A outbreak. Tuesday afternoon the county Health and Human Services Agency raised the number of the outbreak’s confirmed cases to 481 from 461 and hospitalizations to 337 from 315. The death count associated with …

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We all make mistakes. I make mistakes in my work every day, as many of you know. Some jobs demand more precision than others, and some have expensive or dangerous risks. If you are working with space ships or military campaigns, a tiny mistake could have large consequences. It’s happened.   Sources: www.neatorama.com

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  A picture of a woman buying a ticket at an airline counter has gone viral for a heartwarming reason. The photo’s caption tells the story a father who was checking in for a flight with his 2-year-old daughter when he found out that his daughter’s ticket would not be free, according to KUSA. “A …

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When those who have vowed to protect and serve the citizens of the U.S. pass away or return home from service, they should have a proper and respectful ceremony. That’s what the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) do. They’re an organization that attends funerals for members of the military, firefighters, and police officers and protect those …

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  A man spends his scarce free time cleaning veteran’s tombstones in order to honor for the contributions they have made for the country. Adrew Lumish, 46 years-old, from Tampa, Florida, an owner of an upholstery business, has made it his life’s mission to restore forgotten and decaying gravestones of military veterans in order to …

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“In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of bringing you the latest in ‘blood and guts’, and in living color, you are going to see another first—attempted suicide,” Florida anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck said before she committed suicide live and on-air during the morning show on July 15, 1974. Chubbuck was only 29 years old when she committed …

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Randy Guijarro, from Fresno, California, a telecommunications technician, was perusing his local vintage store when he came across a box of pictures. He did not think the box was significant but he decided it was worth the low price of two dollars. Studying the photos at home, he realizes that there was something special about …

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