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Glacier Retreat Warning From 50-Year-Old Message In A Bottle
2013-12-23 03:39:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered an over 50-year-old message in a bottle located on Ward Hunt Island in Canada that has led to a surprising discovery about climate change. According to Francie Diep of Popular Science, the bottle was located some 500 miles away from the nearest human settlement, and was placed there by an American geologist known as Paul Walker. The note was dated July 10, 1959, and it asked any scientist who found...

2009-09-11 14:56:53

The family of a girl who dropped a message in a bottle into the Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda said the bottle was found only miles from her Massachusetts home. Denise Acquaviva said her daughter, Meagan Bilodeau, 8, dropped the bottled message during a cruise June 18. Ten days later it was discovered by Teddy Herrick, 11, who was boating with her family in Massachusetts' Vineyard Sound, only 15 to 20 miles from Meagan's home near Falmouth, CNN reported Friday. It was almost as if the bottle had...

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2009-04-05 19:35:00

A message left in a bottle in 1913 has been found on the shores of the Spokane River in Washington. Darin Winkler said he was walking along the river's edge when he spotted what appeared to be an antique bottle surrounded by rubbish, the Spokane (Wash.) Spokesman-Review reported Sunday. Spring and high water brings up various kinds of things on shore, Winkler said. We saw an old flattened basketball and a bunch of bottles. Mostly they were whiskey bottles, Mad Dog 20-20 bottles, things like...

2008-09-24 21:00:22

By Roger Moore You wouldn't think to pair the whitebread author of romance novels, Nicholas Sparks, with the hip, edgy director of "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" and the "gay fantasia""Angels in America." And George C. Wolfe admits, "I've never done anything remotely like this." But the stage director turned filmmaker says that "every new play or piece of work is like moving into a new house for a year," and he was willing to make the move. And a house helped launch a mutual...

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By RICK MASSIMO MANSFIELD, Mass. -- The Police took a while to get going last night at the Comcast Center, but they eventually got there. The trio of bassist-singer Sting, guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland have been on the road for 14 months on a reunion tour that ends next week and included several area appearances, including at Fenway Park last summer. At first, it sounded like the miles might have gotten to them, especially compared with the Fenway show, as they...

2006-06-16 00:30:19

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hollywood's long-standing love affair with romantic dramas is on the rocks. Despite Warner Bros. Pictures's release this weekend of "The Lake House," starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves, its very appearance suggests how few and far between romantic tales have become on the big screen. In 2004, audiences were crying in their hankies while watching "The Notebook," a romantic drama about an aging couple remembering their youth that...


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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