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Conservators of the New Zealand Antartic Heritage Trust was restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica when they stumbled upon a box that held a remarkable treasure.

Inside the box were century-old cellulose nitrate negatives documenting the life of Antarctic explorers 100 years ago. Luckily, these never-before-seen negatives were preserved in a block of ice.

On April 17, 2015, a Coast Guard aircrew was doing a routine patrol over the Lake Michigan shoreline when they made an amazing discovery. The lake's water is so clear at the time as ice is gone for the season, giving the aircrew the opportunity to snap images of the many shipwrecks visible in the lake's crystal clear waters.

Incredible Vintage Photos of New York (33 Pics) unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:56

Lower Manhattan aerial, c.1947 (note: site clearance for Brooklyn Battery Tunnel lower left)

One-million-dollar Coin Stolen From Berlin Museum unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:55

Called the "Big Maple Leaf," the 100-kilogram (220 pounds) coin was stolen from the Bode Museum in Berlin at around 3:30 a.m., March 27, 2017.

A Look Inside Hoovervilles During the Great Depression unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:54

After the stock market crashed in 1929, many Americans lost their jobs and many families in America's largest cities were unable to pay their mortgages or rent payments. To avoid living on the streets, people built themselves small homes in public places. These shantytowns sprung up all across the nation and housed nearly 30,000 people during the peak of the Depression.

A 30-foot Tree Trunk Has Been Floating Vertically in Oregons Crater Lake for Nearly 120 Years unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:53

The Old Man of the Lake is a 30-foot tall tree stump, most likely a hemlock, that has been floating vertically in Oregon’s Crater Lake since at least 1896.

The stump is about 2 feet thick at the waterline and stands approximately 4 feet above the water, its surface has been bleached white by the elements and is splintered and worn, but still wide and buoyant enough to support a person’s weight.

The Accidental Detonation of 4,000 Tons of Explosives In England, WW2 unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:51

On November 27th, 1944, a seismograph in Switzerland recorded the effects of a massive explosion in far distant England. At first seismologists thought it was an earthquake.

A Florida womans car caught fire with her children inside while she allegedly shoplifted in a mall unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:50

A Florida woman has been arrested and charged after her car caught fire with her unattended children inside while she shoplifted inside a mall in Oviedo, police said.

Bank of America CEO says the Feds biggest challenge is power of US consumer unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:48

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said although he is relieved lawmakers reached a resolution for the debt ceiling, it is “not good for the United States to go through this.”

The resolution “provided momentary momentum in the markets and allows us to face the real economic issues and real debt level issues ahead of us,” Moynihan told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday.

Climber dies near summit of Mount Rainier unewsy Sun, 06/04/2023 - 13:48

A climber died this week on Mount Rainier in Washington state, the National Park Service said Friday in a news release.