Ah, summer. For many, this warm season means piling into the family car and heading to a fun and exotic vacation destination. A road that led many to an iconic summer vacation destination during the middle of the twentieth century was the legendary Route 66. Spanning eight states and over 2,400 miles, the Mother Road in its prime was full of kitschy restaurants, museums, attractions, and motels. This two-lane highway was so famous and had such an influence on America's pop culture that it inspired a song and a television series.
Thanks to the Interstate Highway Act and fewer people who wanted a scenic route to their destination, the attractions along the Mother Road are now few and
An ancient Egyptian statuette that is currently on display at the Manchester Museum in the UK is attracting attention for doing something that most statues don't do: move. After a staff member at the museum noticed the statue had moved, they reviewed the CCTV video of the exhibit. This time-lapse video shows the movement of the statuette (at the far right inside the display case).
The statuette has been at the museum for 80 years and this is the first it has moved. A physics professor stated that vibrations from people walking past the case would cause the statuette to move. But after watching the video, how could vibrations move the statuette in a complete and perfect circle?
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About five years ago my wife, Carol, and I took a trip to the red rock country of Sedona, Arizona. It was a working vacation for us; I did a book signing and lecture at a very, popular bookstore there. During our vacation, we took a one day excursion to the Grand Canyon and the surrounding area. It was a profound and eye opening event; the energy and expanse of this natural creation took our breaths away.
My fear of heights made it all the more exciting as we stood on the edge of the Grand Canyon gazing at this
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Thomas Edison, perhaps the most well-known American inventor of all time, invented a device for talking to the dead. A device that was never actually created, that nobody can find any notes or blueprints for, or was ever referenced by Edison without the use of tongue-in-cheek humor. So, where is it? Is the device something to be taken seriously or an elaborate joke played on the media by the inventor?
At first glance, the latter would seem to be the case. Edison was known for his dry sense of humor, and playing a joke on a