Month: October 2019

Corals washed ashore in the Cayman Islands some 5,500 years ago due to catastrophic storm events. These ancient species are alive today and offer important evidence of the longevity of modern reef systems. Thousands of years ago, when sea levels rose above the edge of the Cayman Islands, shallow reef crests developed and Island lagoons
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Slinfold, England (CNN) — We’ve all been there: you board your flight and get settled in, only to find out there’s an issue with the airplane and you’ve got to wait until the new part arrives before you can jet off. Eventually, the airplane’s ready to go, albeit about an hour later than planned. But
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People in the area are being evacuated, said a police spokesperson, though it is unclear how many evacuees there are or how big the fire is. The blaze started near the main hall of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to the fire department in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan’s national broadcaster NHK reported. Shuri
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Granted, there are plenty of logistical challenges that come with serving hundreds of people at 37,000 feet. But some airlines undoubtedly pull it off better than others, as demonstrated by these passengers who shared crime scene evidence of their worst plane meal abominations. As part of Which?‘s annual survey, which involved quizzing more than 2,000
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Halloween is a celebration of all things spooky, and in the United States, it’s surrounded by a few odd traditions like trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving. Here are a few interesting facts about how some of today’s practices got started as well as other fun tidbits about the unique holiday. 1. “Jack o’lantern” comes from the
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(CNN) — Heathrow Airport has apologized to a UK television presenter who was asked to publicly strip to her underwear by staff. Mary Beard, a classics professor, and author and broadcaster, tweeted that she was required to go through security in a “little black vest, no bra” by staff as she passed through security. “I
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Pierre and Hélène Seillan in the vineyard at Vérité Winery. Vérité Winery Sixth-generation French vigneron Pierre Seillan is the winemaker at Château Lassègue near Saint-Émilion in Bordeaux, as well as at Vérité in Sonoma County, where he works with his daughter Hélène Seillan, assistant winemaker. As members of the Jackson Family Wines tribe, the Seillans
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