The bright yellow boxes, located about a mile apart on the 550-mile turnpike, were installed in 1988 to give motorists a way to call for help if they had an emergency. They connect directly to the turnpike’s Traffic Operations Center in Highspire, where dispatchers can send help..
More deconstruction revealed the prize: a perfectly preserved two-story log cabin, probably built between 1820 and 1840.
Experts say it’s one of the largest and best-preserved log cabins discovered in central Ohio.
Among the items discovered inside was a statue of the goldsmith Amenemhat, sitting beside his wife.It is unclear whether the three mummies discovered are connected to Amenemhat.
Warm caves under Antarctica’s glaciers may be hiding previously undiscovered plant and animal species, scientists say. A new study led by Australian National University revealed an extensive network of warm caves around Mount Erebus, an active volcano in Antarctica. Soil samples taken from the caves turned up traces of DNA that could not be identified, lead researcher Ceridwen Fraser said early Friday. “The results from this study give us a tantalizing glimpse of what might live beneath the ice in Antarctica—there might even be new species of animals and plants,” Fraser said, according to Agence France-Presse.
Soil samples taken from caves around Mount Erebus revealed unrecognizable DNA.
(CNSNews.com) – Americans on average spent more on taxes in 2016 than they did on food and clothing combined, according to data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The same data also shows that in three years—from 2013 to 2016—the average tax bill for Americans increased 41.13 percent.
The tablet was discovered in the early 1900s but researchers have since puzzled over its function.The calculations may have been used for architectural calculations when building pyramids or other structures.
“The tablet not only contains the world’s oldest trigonometric table; it is also the only completely accurate trigonometric table, because of the very different Babylonian approach to arithmetic and geometry.”