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The "Roswell Incident": The Air Force originally stated a flying saucer was found. They later claimed it was just a weather balloon. You be the judge: www.uhaul.com/.... #NewMexico #Roswell #UFO

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Deep in the #Nevada desert, approximately 90 miles north of Las Vegas, lies Area 51, a top-secret military facility which is part of Nellis Air Force Base. Find out more about this mysterious area: www.uhaul.com/... #Area51

A surprising fossil discovery of an ancient Red Panda species is revealed at only one site in the world. What remains uncovered at the Gray Fossil site in Washington County, TN? #Fossils

A surprising fossil discovery of an ancient Red Panda species is revealed at only one site in the world. What remains uncovered at the Gray Fossil site in Washington County, TN? #Fossils

The Hagerman Horse grazed Idaho's ancient savanna over three million years ago. Fossils indicate this zebra-like species continued to evolve until 10,000 years ago, when all traces of the creatures suddenly vanished. America's first horse... Was it a zebra? Was it a horse? Photo credit: National Park Service

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The Pioneer was the first in the series of submarines that would make way for the legendary Hunley. It was fabricated from quarter-inch plates which were bolted to an iron frame. Bolt heads were hammered into counter sinkholes which gave the sub's hull a smooth surface. Diving planes attached to either side of the sub enabled the vessel to submerge and surface, while a small propeller at the surface gave the sub its power to move.

As the sun rises and sets in Touro Park, an interesting stone structure sits, catching the sun’s rays as it has done for as many years as people can remember. In its position, overlooking the town of Newport, one can only imagine how long this structure has been here, or what it may have seen in its lifetime.

Pyke became obsessed with the idea of breaking off huge sections of ice from the Arctic icecap and turning them into "bergships". These ships could be towed into the Atlantic, serving as a refueling station for planes and thereby eliminating the need to stay close to land.

During WWI, Geoffrey Pyke was a man with a head full of ideas, although many of his ideas are what some people would have considered crazy.

Legend has it that almost three centuries ago, a "gentleman pirate" named Jean Lafitte and his band of buccaneers frequented the shores of Lake Charles to hide out from enemy ships, stash pirate booty and leave behind buried treasure. Learn More #History #Pirates #Louisiana #Treasure www.uhaul.com/...