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Ancient Greek Settlement With Purple-Producing Shells and Carved Fish Tanks Discovered on Tiny Island

Wednesday  18:00,   06 november 2019
newsweek

The site would have been involved in the craft production of purple dye, an extremely expensive and highly prized commodity, in the Late Minoan period circa 1800 to 1500 BCE. In addition to the large quantities of shells found at the site,... >>>

Internet Smitten With a Betrayed Cat Observing Its Owner Bonding With New Kitten

Wednesday  18:00,   06 november 2019
time

Cat fight of the... >>>

Lost pup turns out to be a rare purebred dingo

Wednesday  12:20,   06 november 2019
msn

He's furry, playful, and has puppy eyes. It's little wonder Wandi was mistaken for a dog when he was found in an Australian backyard -- but DNA testing has confirmed he's a rare 100 percent dingo.The pup was discovered whimpering and... >>>

Ruby slippers and other surprisingly valuable things the US government owns

Wednesday  12:20,   06 november 2019
lovemoney

Violins, bitcoin and a lot of land are just some of the surprisingly valuable things that the US... >>>

A New Zealand man accidentally bought 1,000 chickens online for $0.96

Wednesday  12:20,   06 november 2019
msn

Steve Morrow was initially only looking to buy "a couple more" hens for his bed and breakfast but accidentally won an online auction for 1,000 birds.Not so for Steve Morrow, whose desired purchase of one bird accidentally resulted in ownership of... >>>

150-million-year-old sea monster unearthed in once-tropical Poland

Wednesday  05:55,   06 november 2019
cnet

The pliosaur was so insanely massive it could've snacked on a T. rex.With jaws up to about 8 feet long and 4.5 times more powerful than those of a Tyrannosaurus rex, the pliosaur could grow to be twice the size of a modern killer whale, weigh... >>>

Wife's Viral Facebook Post Shows That Real Love Is All About the Little Things

Wednesday  05:55,   06 november 2019
bestlifeonline

Heather Delaney recently shared a viral Facebook post about how her husband shows her he loves her with little things, like pushing the grocery cart.He always pushes the grocery... >>>

What the average person earns in different countries around the world

Wednesday  05:55,   06 november 2019
lovemoney

Wonder where your country fits on the international pay scale? Using data compiled by the OECD and the International Labour Organization (ILO), unless otherwise stated, we take a look at average wage levels in 39 different nations around the... >>>

The ad campaigns that turned companies' fortunes around

Tuesday  18:00,   05 november 2019
lovemoney

Love them or hate them, these advertising campaigns all made big boosts to... >>>

Nagoro, Japan, Is the Creepy Doll Capital of the World

Tuesday  18:00,   05 november 2019
mentalfloss

Nagoro, Japan, is home to less than 30 human residents, but hundreds of creepy, life-sized dolls, called kakashi, populate the town.According to Atlas Obscura, there are at least 350 scarecrows, or kakashi in Japanese, populating the village of... >>>

This Man's Excitement Over Folding Shirts Is Truly Contagious

Tuesday  18:00,   05 november 2019
bestlifeonline

Australian personality Christian Hull didn't think a laundry folder could make him so happy. Now, his enthusiasm for folding shirts is going viral.His name is Christian Hull, and he's an Australian YouTube personality with more than 90,000... >>>

5 Benefits of Sarcasm, According to Science

Tuesday  12:45,   05 november 2019
mentalfloss

The benefits of a cutting remark can go beyond getting some laughs. Properly deployed, sarcasm can have real social rewards.Celebrated for her scathing wit and wordplay, the late Parker might agree that sarcasm held tangible benefits. Doled out with >>>

Can you answer these basic grammar questions?

Tuesday  12:45,   05 november 2019
msn

Take this quiz and find out how good you are at... >>>

Barge stuck above Niagara Falls for 100 years finally moves

Tuesday  12:45,   05 november 2019
news.sky

A barge which has been stuck in the rapids above Niagara Falls for more than 100 years has been moved by a Halloween storm. The boat, which grounded in shallows on the Canadian side in 1918, briefly broke loose as the river above the falls was... >>>

The epic history of the humble goldfish

Tuesday  05:40,   05 november 2019
nationalgeographic

In a fairy-tale transformation engineered by man, the dull, grey carp was bred to a metallic sheen more than a millennium ago.An illustration shows three types of goldfish swimming through aquatic... >>>