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Pennsylvania's colorful 'Graffiti Highway' is being shut down for good
Pennsylvania's "Graffiti Highway," an abandoned stretch of road that's become an unofficial tourist attraction, is being covered with truckloads of dirt to discourage trespassers. © Provided by CNN This abandon stretch of Pennsylvania road has been nicknamed the "Graffiti Highway." The road, once part of Pennsylvania Route 61, has a colorful history. It was closed in 1993, because it was damaged by a coal fire that's been burning under the town of Centralia for more than 50 years, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Who wouldn’t want ain their living room? If you search for one of ten species on Google, you can tap “View in 3D” on your mobile device to open up an and have them superimposed -- at scale -- in your surroundings. Google partnered with the companies and studios behind Jurassic World to create this new feature. The models are pretty detailed, too -- you can zoom in to see different textures and other physiological characteristics. Google says that the AR dinosaurs are some of the most realistic renderings to date.
You’ll be able to bring some of the more well-known dinosaurs into your home or yard, including Velociraptor, Triceratops and, of course, Tyrannosaurus Rex. Ludia -- the developer that created thegame -- says that its team of artists thoroughly researched each species and consulted with paleontologists and the Jurassic World team to create the models.
While this is a movie tie-in, it’s good to see Google turning it into an educational one. Knowledge of dinosaurs tends to be inversely proportional to one’s age, so this should be entertaining and enlightening for both kids and adults.
13-Year-Old Abandoned White Boy Adopted By Black Dad .
A parent shares the heartwarming story of how he met his sonSo, one day he began what he found to be the initially daunting process of becoming a foster parent. But he worked through some of his own doubts. In an Instagram post, he wrote about the anxiety-ridden training period, “After my second class I thought to myself, how do I back out of this whole foster thing? I felt unequipped in every way.” He worried that he wouldn’t be an ideal candidate for a foster parent because he would be a single parent. But he stuck with it, worked through his doubts and received his license within four months, GoalCast reports.