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800-year-old coffin breaks after child put in it for photo op

A family’s “unbelievable” antics at a U.K. museum has given new emphasis to the ‘look, but don’t touch’ rule. Visitors at a the Prittlewell Priory Museum in Essex managed to break an 800-year-old stone coffin after placing a child inside of it for a photo op, museum officials say. “Staff heard a thump and that was the first indication something ...

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Marine contractors have made huge leaps in productivity

Ship shape THE Innovation, a 147-metre ship docked in Rotterdam, looks like a cross between an oil rig and a robot from a “Transformers” film. Her crane has been loading on giant pipes throughout the night. Soon the ship will travel to sea, where an automated hammer will drive the pipes into the ocean floor to support wind turbines. “Everything ...

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Space dust kills satellites like tiny atom bombs

The repair man is here HOW is a speck of dust like an atom bomb? It sounds like a child’s riddle. But the answer may explain the fate of many satellites that have failed prematurely in orbit over the years. For the riddle to work, the speck must be travelling at 70km a second, or thereabouts. If it is, the ...

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ESPN yanks announcer from UVa. game because of his name – Gutfeld on ESPN pulling announcer: It's like an 'Onion' story

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Va., ESPN decided to pull one of its announcers from calling a University of Virginia football game — because his name is Robert Lee. Lee, an Asian-American sportscaster who started with the network in 2016, was moved to a different game “simply because of the coincidence of his name,” ESPN said, referencing ...

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Foreman praises Trump

The world’s most famous grill maker just grilled two of today’s most famous athletes. George Foreman took down Colin Kaepernick and Kevin Durant on a podcast Monday, saying neither the football nor basketball star is patriotic. Foreman, 68, spoke out on the “Offended America” podcast, offering that those who refuse to stand for the national anthem, like Kaepernick, are just ...

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'Disorderly' Kennedy dad, daughter arrested over raucous house party

A reportedly raucous party at a Kennedy family home in Massachusetts resulted in the arrest of two members of the illustrious clan Sunday after their neighbors complained and the Kennedys allegedly refused police requests to keep it down. Barnstable police said 52-year-old Matthew “Max” Kennedy, the ninth child of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, and his daughter, 22-year-old Caroline Kennedy, were ...

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