A couple found something shocking in their backyard… a bomb from World War II

A couple found something shocking in their backyard… a bomb from World War II


The man who found the Titanic has more adventure on deck

Robert Ballard
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Robert Ballard has an impressive resume. He’s located the remnants of John F. Kennedy’s patrol boat from World War II, a German battleship, and several ancient vessels. He found hydrothermal vent ecosystems and confirmed our ideas about plate tectonics. But his crowning career achievement will likely always be his 1985 discovery of the Titanic. 

“Titanic was clearly the big Mount Everest at the time,” he said. “So many others had tried. Many that I thought would have succeeded, or should have succeeded but didn’t.”

Still, despite all his accomplishments, and his stellar contribution to ocean exploration, he remains modest: “If you really add it up, I’ve found maybe 100 [shipwrecks], which is more than anybody. But the United Nations says they’re over three million shipwrecks in the ocean.” 

And at 78 years old, he still has plenty of adventure in store. Next week, a book, called Into the Deep: A Memoir from the Man Who Found Titanic is released, followed by a documentary about him the following month. What else does he have lined up?

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Paul Mampilly is a Wall Street legend.

(Barron’s crowned his hedge fund as the “world’s best” and Kiplinger ranked it in the top 1%.)

But a few years ago, he left Wall Street.

“I just grew tired of helping the rich get richer,” Paul explains. “So I started sharing my No. 1 investment picks with Main Street Americans.”

And his No. 1 stock picks have been phenomenal.

In 2016, Paul’s No. 1 pick — Tableau Software — shot up 199%.

In 2017, Paul’s No. 1 pick — Foundation Medicine — shot up 524%.

In 2018, Paul’s No. 1 pick — Roku — shot up 393%.

In 2019, Paul’s No. 1 pick — MTech Acquisitions — shot up 332%.

But Paul believes his No. 1 stock pick for 2021 could go even higher.
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Battle over tax hikes muddies the GOP’s post-Trump push to be the party of the working class

The battle over President Biden’s economic recovery plan may undermine the Republican Party’s attempt to rebrand itself as the party of the working class.

Trump’s presidency, the pandemic relief bills and recent GOP policy plans have all helped Republicans cement gains among working-class voters.

But Biden’s plan to raise taxes to fund blue-collar jobs and family benefits is pushing Republicans back into the position of defending corporate tax cuts and opposing popular policies.

Since Biden took office in January, several GOP senators have released new policy plans that boost the incomes of working families, and that defy traditional, laissez-faire conservative economics. 

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Watch this dramatic drone footage of a tornado right before disaster strikes

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An experienced storm chaser hit the road with his drone this past weekend and ended up capturing some pretty incredible footage. 

Brian Emfinger was chasing storms in Yazoo City, Mississippi on Sunday while hoping to get footage of a tornado. His wish came true when he spotted a large tornado on the ground barreling through fields and a wooded area. 

Emfinger decided to watch the tornado from a distance in his truck, while he sent his drone a little closer for video footage. The video shows the powerful tornado ripping through trees while throwing debris. 

But what happened when the tornado changed direction and Emfinger and his drone got a little too close to the twister?

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How to help your kids with separation anxiety at school

After months at home, children leaving the nest may feel intense separation anxiety. Add to that new rules about masks and social distancing, not to mention the fear of the virus itself, and you can expect a new normal of kids clinging to their parents as the world returns to normal. 

Separation anxiety is most intense for toddlers, but older children, tweens, and even teenagers leaving for college may have a more challenging time than usual this year. Here are nine strategies to help a child with separation anxiety at school, church, and when you go back to the office.

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11 ways to become the best saver you can be (so the future you doesn’t suffer!)

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Although making smart investments, winning the lottery, or making six figures annually can all help you create a comfortable lifestyle, you don’t actually need any of those things.

What you do need is to get savvy and start early. Staying focused will yield better consistent results than putting all your eggs in one basket. By all means, invest! Buy lottery tickets if that’s your thing! Move up that career ladder!

But until you strike it rich, you’ll need a cushion to fall back on. That’s where these handy tips come in.

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Stay Informed, 


Rex Jackson

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