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Is Hezbollah Hesitant To Help Hamas?

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Tracey Williams, who founded the Lego Lost At Sea Facebook page, put together this guide to some of the Lego pieces people are finding that were spilled into the ocean.

Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck the Tokio Express, a container ship that had nearly 5 million Legos onboard. The colorful toy building blocks poured into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.

Tracey Williams and her children first happened upon the Tokio Express Legos in the late 1990s. Since then, she's created a Facebook page called — Lego Lost At Sea — where other collectors show off their findings.

NFL Faces Criticism Over Ray Rice Suspension From Ravens

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Bel Kaufman Took Us 'Up The Down Staircase'

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Citizen Evidence Lab Separates Truth From Fiction In Viral Videos

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Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

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Congress Leaves Town Next Week, But Will Anyone Notice?

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If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey?

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Scientists say a brief burst of radio activity has been detected at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. This new report resembles previous activity detected in Australia, which has scientist debating possible causes, including solar flares, blitzars, or something even more mysterious.

Close Encounters Of The Radio Kind? Mystery Bursts Baffle Astronomers

Astronomers have a mystery on their hands. Two large radio telescopes, on opposite sides of the planet, have detected very brief, very powerful bursts of radio waves.

Right now, astronomers have no idea what's causing these bursts or where they're coming from. And nothing has been ruled out at the moment — not even the kind of outrageous claims you'd expect to see in tabloid headlines.

Australian Recordings Inspire Curiosity And Doubt

Using dipnets --€” which have nets up to 5 feet in diameter at the end --€” isn't easy, and the river can get pretty crowded. Robert Carter, a novice dipnetter, holds up the first fish he caught after a day on the Kenai River.

Forget The Fishing Boat: Alaskans Scoop Up Salmon With Dipnets

Fishing purists, be warned. This story is not for you.

Yes, it's about salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska. But no one here is hooking a prize fish in the remote wilderness. This kind of fishing is all about crowds and slop buckets and big contraptions called dipnets — and the lengths Alaskans will go to in order to fill their freezers with sockeye salmon.