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See America In Five Minutes
2011-11-10 04:18:20

[ Watch the Video ] A freelance photographer drove 12,225 miles across America to create a time lapse video that lasts only five minutes. Brian DeFrees took a two month road trip across the U.S. to visit places he had never been to and to catch up with relatives along the way. "I wanted to inspire people to go out and take a trip of their own, whether they live in the U.S. or not- there are a lot of parts of it that you haven't seen then hopefully you'll go out and see," DeFrees, 25,...

Prehistoric Pig Remains Found At Texas Excavation Site
2011-11-07 06:12:58

Construction workers excavating the site of a new high-explosive pressing facility in Amarillo, Texas, discovered the remains of an extinct, prehistoric pig. According to Bobby Cervantes of the Amarillo Globe-News, workers at the Pantex Plant discovered the fragmented remains embedded approximately eight feet down in the walls of the site after returning to the location one morning. "If we´d have taken another bucket of dirt out of the wall of that pit, we´d have never known...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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