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2010-07-15 13:13:50

Archeologists have been over the discovery a 32-foot-long ship hull at the World Trade Center site that was apparently used in the 18th century as part of the fill that extended lower Manhattan into the Hudson River. Archaeologist Molly McDonald says that it is believed the artifact can be retrieved by the end of the day on Thursday. McDonald said she hopes to at least salvage some timbers.  It is currently unclear if any large portions could be lifted intact. "We're mostly clearing it...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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