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Music History #8: “New York Mining Disaster 1941″

“New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)” Written by Barry and Robin Gibb (1967) Performed by Bee Gees Getty Images The Music When the Bee Gees debut US single was released in April 1967, a lot of people thought it was The Beatles masquerading as another band. Even the name Bee Gees was [...]

Prehistoric forest found preserved in China

An entire forest over 298 million years old has been discovered buried underneath a coal mine. The forest is so well preserved that scientists are cal…

Dog Fitted with £10,000 Bionic Leg

Coal the bulldog had cancer which led to the amputation of his paw. But his owner shelled out £10,000 for a titanium leg for the disabled dog! The benefit is not only his. Coal is also a research subject for new limb prosthetic techniques that will benefit injured humans. Vet Noel Fitzpatrick told the Enfield Independent: [...]