Post-Sandy beach erosion reveals skeleton of rare beaked whale

When Hurricane Sandy blew by Florida last month it blew sand away that led to erosion. That erosion exposed the remains of a beaked whale on Sunday. An Orlando-area couple was looking for sand dollars when they noticed something far more interesting in the sand at the oceanfront dog park in New Smyrna Beach. WhenContinue reading “Post-Sandy beach erosion reveals skeleton of rare beaked whale”

Former Beatle Paul McCartney will fill in for Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion

70 year old Sir Paul McCartney filled in for Kurt Cobain as the surviving members of Nirvana reunited at the Superstorm Sandy benefit in New York on Wednesday. Grunge stars Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic have reportedly enlisted the Beatle to play onstage with them at the Madison Square Garden charity gig. The FabContinue reading “Former Beatle Paul McCartney will fill in for Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion”

South Pacific Sandy Island proven not to exist

  A South Pacific island, shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, Australian scientists say. The supposedly sizeable strip of land, named Sandy Island on Google maps, was positioned midway between Australia and French-governed New Caledonia. But when scientists from the University ofContinue reading “South Pacific Sandy Island proven not to exist”

Sandy Unearths Bones and Caskets

Residents of New Haven, Conn., got an eerie Halloween surprise when a famed tree uprooted during Hurricane Sandy, unearthing the bones of a woman who died nearly 200 years ago – and maybe from others who died during the same period. Around 6 p.m. on Monday the famous tree at New Haven’s Upper Green, namedContinue reading “Sandy Unearths Bones and Caskets”