Newly discovered Constantine the Great coins

Workers Find Constantine-Era Roman Coins by Chance During Dig

February 23, 2020

Construction workers came across 1,300 pounds of Roman coins while working, BuzzNick reported. While digging a ditch, they unearthed 19 ancient Roman pots full of coins from the 3rd or 4th century A.D. Some coins depict an image of Constantine, an unlikely ruler. […]

Omaha Beach was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II.

Lost Nazi Bunkers Unearthed Near Omaha Beach in Normandy

February 14, 2020

A pair of secret Nazi bunkers used on D-Day have been uncovered, Fox News reported. New light detection and ranching technology helped researchers find the bunkers, which were built underground. They are reminders of the struggle of U.S.troops to capture Omaha Beach. […]

Suffolk Owl Sanctuary's obese owl in cage

Suffolk Sanctuary Rescued Obese Owl Too Heavy to Fly

February 6, 2020

The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary rescued an overweight owl, 30% heavier than it should have been, the “Huffington Post” reported. At 245 grams, the owl was determined to be too obese to fly. Ordinarily, owls are spotted flying at night, rather than sitting in a ditch in daylight. […]

Aerial view of Ho Chi Minh City

Boomers Return to Vietnam—This Time as Retirees

January 5, 2020

The rate of Americans retiring in Vietnam is increasing, the “Los Angeles Times” reported. Baby boomers are attracted by a booming middle class, lower health care costs, and inexpensive housing. Fifty years ago, a brutal and unpopular war made the idea unthinkable. […]

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