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10-year-old girl climbs Yosemite’s El Capitan

Inspired Stories 06/21/19, 14:47

A 10-year-old girl scaled Yosemite National Park's El Capitan, making her possibly the youngest person to climb the giant granite monolith that is one of the most celebrated and challenging peaks in the world. Selah Schneiter from Glenwood Springs, Colorado, made the 3,000-foot climb of the vertical rock formation with her ...

Spectacular crystal cave set to wow visitors

Europe 06/13/19, 10:50

A cave bursting with giant, clear crystals will stun visitors when it opens to the public for the first time later this year. Visitors and tourists will be able to travel down the abandoned silver mine in Andalucia in Spain to experience the natural wonders for themselves. Located 164 feet (50 meters) ...

Aquarium displays rare leafy sea dragons

News 05/28/19, 12:56

A Southern California aquarium has built one of the world's largest habitats for the surreal and mythical sea dragons, found only in a small area of temperate waters off the southern and western coasts of Australia. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San ...

Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

Amazing 05/24/19, 12:19

A Korean War era tank owned by the West Virginia National Guard has turned bright lemon-lime yellow. The reason was a mystery until the sponsor of a science fiction club at Bluefield State College owned up to the mistake in a letter to The Bluefield Daily Telegraph .Jerry Conner said ...

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb

Amazing 05/16/19, 14:51

Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.Philly.com reports prosecutors told a judge Thursday they're refiling charges against Michael Rohana for theft and concealment of an object of cultural heritage.A jury deadlocked in the case ...

Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column

Amazing 05/15/19, 20:18

Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.The San Diego Humane Society says the kittens somehow wound up inside a 60-foot steel column that was trucked from Hayward in the San Francisco Bay Area to San Diego.On April 24, construction workers ...

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities

Amazing 05/09/19, 09:48

A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic "nein" from German officials.Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goerlitzer Park with pink spray-painted lines for the dealers to stand behind, with the intention ...

Australia takes responsibility for typos on 46M bank notes

Amazing 05/09/19, 03:11

Australia's central bank has taken responsibility for typos on 46 million bank notes after a radio station posted an image of the microscopic error on social media.Triple M radio posted on Instagram on Thursday a magnified photograph of a 50 Australian dollar ($35) note showing the misspelling of "responsibility." The ...

Eagle with 8-foot wing span crashes into Alaska home

Amazing 05/07/19, 21:34

Many are familiar with uninvited guests unexpectedly crashing at the house, but an eagle took such a scenario to new heights in Kodiak.An eagle grabbed a piece of freezer-burned halibut that someone had thrown out, and apparently misjudged its climb up a cliff with the 4-pound (1.8-kilogram) piece of fish ...