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1888 "City of Chester" Shipwreck Rediscovered in Under Golden Gate Bridge

A steamship that sank with 16 passengers aboard in 1888 has been located again under the Golden Gate Bridge, leading to the release of new sonar images of the boat sitting upright, covered in mud.James Delgado, director of maritime heritage for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Sanctuaries, called the rediscovery of the passenger ship the “City of Chester,” which was first located more than 100 years ago, quite remarkable. 29 more words

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Stonehenge Rock Source Identified

Scientists have found the exact source of Stonehenge’s smaller bluestones, new research suggests.The stones’ rock composition revealed they come from a nearby outcropping, located about 1.8 miles 3 kilometers away from the site originally proposed as the source of such rocks nearly a century ago. 32 more words

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We Were Liars

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A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. 326 more words

Book Reviews

Mystery of 'ocean quack sound' solved

The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound heard in the ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.The noise – nicknamed “the bio-duck” – appears in the winter and spring in the Southern Ocean. 37 more words


The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye was my first dive into noir, but it was immediately familiar to me. I grew up with all kinds of pop culture references to old school gangsters and private detectives. 169 more words


Vortex at Thompson Park among 50 paranormal destinations highlighted by tourism website

A source of intrigue for more than a century, the so-called vortex at Thompson Park is among 50 paranormal destinations on a “haunted trail” across New York state featured at… 60 more words