Tag Archive for beach

Bird is the word: Four swans a-surfing

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Surfin’ birds! Birds do the darndest things. Video: Four black swans spotted surfing in Australia – Telegraph. A group of black swans have been filmed surfing off a beach on Australia’s Gold Coast, to the astonishment swimmers. Birds just wanna have fun… A video of a crow sledding down a snowy roof on a jar…

Foot found on San Fran beach

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This is unfortunately not all that uncommon. SAN FRANCISCO: Human foot washes ashore at San Francisco beach | State News | FresnoBee.com. Authorities say a human foot in a running shoe has washed ashore on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach with no sign of the rest of the body. 12 feet were found in British Columbia…

New Jersey beaches will ‘Blow You Away”

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And not in a good way. Military team detonates suspect mine found partially buried in ocean off NJ beach – The Washington Post. A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered…

A tsunami hit and we missed it?

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Whaaaahhh? Tsunami may have hit East Coast earlier in June. A storm that blew through earlier this month might have triggered a rare phenomenon for the East Coast: a tsunami. Tsunami-like conditions were observed June 13 at more than 30 tide gauges along the East Coast, Bermuda and Puerto Rico, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

The curious tale of the washed up tombstone

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A 122 year old gravestone washes up on a San Francisco beach. Interested readers do impromptu investigation and piece together the story. The pictures first appeared on this web site:122-year-old gravestone washes up on Ocean Beach « Mission Mission. The commentators subsequently posted a series of comments with references which was summarized on this site:…

Did someone lose a lung?

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Spring breaker finds lungs on beach A pair of lungs found on the beach Wednesday morning is being tested to learn whether they’re human, authorities said. The early consensus, however, is that the left and right lungs aren’t human remains, Jamaica Beach police Chief Andy McLane said. A spring break vacationer found the lungs near…