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These Lego dragons washed up at Bigbury-on-Sea, on the south coast of Devon, England in the late 1990s. Tracey Williams/Lego Lost At Sea hide caption

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Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck a container ship and dumped nearly 5 million Legos pieces into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.

Smoke rises from buildings in May after shelling on the Iraqi city of Fallujah, which is currently held by anti-government fighters. Rights workers say civilians are being killed by government attacks with so-called barrel bombs. Sadam el-Mehmedy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Barrel Bomb Attacks Devastate Iraqi Families

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Barrel Bomb Attacks Devastate Iraqi Families

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Amazon celebrates 20 years of selling everything from A to Z...and 20 years of mining customer data. istockphoto.com hide caption

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Simon Says

Happy Birthday To Amazon, And Its Data Mining

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Happy Birthday To Amazon, And Its Data Mining

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Scientists say a brief burst of radio activity has been detected at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. This new report resembles previous activity detected in Australia, which has scientist debating possible causes, including solar flares, blitzars, or something even more mysterious. Brian Negin/iStockphoto hide caption

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Close Encounters Of The Radio Kind? Mystery Bursts Baffle Astronomers

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Using dipnets --€” which have nets up to 5 feet in diameter at the end --€” isn't easy, and the river can get pretty crowded. Robert Carter, a novice dipnetter, holds up the first fish he caught after a day on the Kenai River. Annie Feidt/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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Forget The Fishing Boat: Alaskans Scoop Up Salmon With Dipnets

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These Lego dragons washed up at Bigbury-on-Sea, on the south coast of Devon, England in the late 1990s. Tracey Williams/Lego Lost At Sea hide caption

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Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

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Twelve-year-old Hayley Lindsay spent almost a month working with her dad on this Toothless the Dragon costume. There are sawn-off crutches in the front legs so she can comfortably walk on all fours. Petra Mayer hide caption

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We Can Be Heroes — With Some Glue And A Little Fabric

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A Christie's employee presents a bottle of Romanee-Conti 1945 in Geneva, Switzerland, in May 2007. Martial Trezzini/Keystone/AP hide caption

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Plot To Poison Famed French Wine Makes For Gripping (Pinot) Noir

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Bryn Terfel as Wotan in the Met's production of Wagner's Ring cycle, one of the productions that has been criticized by some as too costly. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdown

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War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdown

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All Is Lost (1923), in which two lovebirds struggle to get the bride's family's approval to marry, was screened and identified at 2013's Mostly Lost workshop. Nitrate Film Interest Group/Flickr hide caption

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Silent Film Fans Make Some Noise To Help ID Forgotten Treasures

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