The "lost" city of Atlantis has never truly been verified, but its existence persists in the minds of some, including author Mark Adams. But Adams points to new information he says makes it more likely at least part of the story is true.
A tiny bird named the Blackpoll warbler boasts one of the world's longest flights, a nonstop route from Canada and the northeastern US all the way down to the Caribbean. To do so, it resorts to some extreme but fascinating biological maneuvers.
Qian Xuesen studied at MIT and then joined the Manhattan Project, the top secret US atomic bomb program. Later, during the McCarthy era, Qian was kicked out of the country after being implicated as a communist sympathizer. Back in China, he went on to become the “father of Chinese rocketry.”
The Defense Department has announced plans to exhume the remains of almost 400 sailors and Marines who died aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Officials are confident they can identify most of the remains with modern DNA technology and reunite them with their families.