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Ice lighthouse

An iconic lighthouse at lake Erie Cleveland Ohio has been covered with snow in ice. A combination of high winds, subzero temperatures and crashing waves have turned the navigation aid into an ice castle from the Snow Queen. Although of breathtaking beauty the frozen beacon … Continue reading

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Ancient statue uncovered by Israel storm

A huge winter storms in Israel has brought 100kmph winds and 10 metre high winds crashing onto the coast. The harsh weather caused disruption and chaos but also revealed an unexpected surprise – the discovery on an amazing ancient 2,000 year old … Continue reading

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James and the Golden Locket

Using a metal detector, James Hyatt, a 3 year old boy from Essex has unearthed an engraved 500 year old gold locket estimated to be worth £2.5m. Believed to have once belonged to royalty the locket carries an engraving of a woman … Continue reading

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A one in four trillion chance

The state lottery in Israel has drawn the same six numbers as three weeks beforehand – an event statisticians claim was a one in four trillion chance. The numbers that rolled out on a live TV broadcast were 36,33,32,26,14 and … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike on Statue of Liberty

On 22 September New York photographer Jay Fine braved a storm to catch on camera a lightning strike on the Statue of Liberty. His amazing photo has caught the imagination of the world. He waited 40 years to capture the image. The image … Continue reading

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Mision cumplida Chile!

‘Mision cumplida Chile’ was the sign held up by the rescue workers after they returned 33 trapped miners to the surface. In English it means ‘Mission accomplished Chile!’ The world watched in joyful wonder as one by one the miners returned to … Continue reading

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Polar Bear at Bude!

News reports of polar bear washed ashore at Bude in Cornwall proved to be mistaken.  Video footage had shown a large white animal stranded on the beach which was understandably mistaken for a polar bear. However, closer examination revealed it … Continue reading

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Light of the World?

A unique Roman lantern made of bronze has been discovered in a field in Sudbury, Suffolk by Danny Mills – a young metal detector enthusiast. The lantern’s believed to be the only one of its kind in Britain. Dating from … Continue reading

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Eureka!

We have the Eureka moment. On January 9 2010 there was a quake of 6.5m in the Pacific ocean with an epicentre 33 miles west of the nearest major city of Eureka. No significant damage was reported but the amusing thing is … Continue reading

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P/2010 A2

A strange object has been seen whizzing through space. Nasa have called it P/2010 A2. It was spotted between Mars and Jupiter in the Asteroidial Main belt by the Hubble telescope just last week. The object – presumably a comet … Continue reading

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