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[ We are not alone? Mysterious object found in Utah during sheep count ]

UTAH ‘ Not since a monolith was found on the surface of the moon in Stanley Kubrick’s classic “2001: A Space Odyssey” has a mystery object confounded the greatest minds of our generation.

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The Utah Highway Patrol posted a photo to social media Friday showing a curious metallic-looking object found during a count of big horn sheep somewhere in the state.

According to the post, the item was found buried in the “middle of nowhere” with UHP asking the public what they think it is. One person suggested “it fell off the UFO we’ve been seeing in Ogden lately.”

Publisher: KSTU
Date: 2020-11-20T23:08:44.074
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Twitter: @fox13
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Below the Rim

It was early May, but a raw breeze was blowing as we tracked bootprints through an inch of new-fallen snow. Shortly after dawn, we had parked on the Desert View Drive and set off through the ponderosa forest toward the Grand Canyon, leaving behind the tourist traffic hurtling along the canyon’s South Rim.

After hiking a mile, the three of us’mountaineer Greg Child, photographer Bill Hatcher and I’emerged abruptly from the trees to stand on a limestone promontory overlooking the colossal chasm. The view was predictably sublime’distant ridges and towers blurred to pastel silhouettes by the morning haze; the North Rim, 20 miles distant, smothered in storm; the turgid flood of the Colorado River silenced by the 4,800-foot void beneath our feet.

Publisher: Smithsonian Magazine
Author: David Roberts
Twitter: @smithsonianmag
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Perth sea creature that ‘feels like plastic’ found on a Perth beach is confusing residents

A mother found the white, bendable shell with ridges along its sides at a Perth beach on Thursday and brought it home to her daughter.

Equally confused, the daughter posted a photo of the creature to a local community Facebook page seeking help identifying the alien-like object.

A mother found the dried-up egg case of a giant whelk, which is a type of sea snail, at a Perth beach on Thursday before her daughter posted an image (pictured) of it to Facebook

‘Hi, just curious to see if anyone knows what this is. Mum found it on the beach. It’s bendy and feels like plastic,’ the daughter wrote.

Publisher: Mail Online
Date: 2020-11-19T14:08:10+0000
Author: Shive Prema
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The Learning Network

Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation.

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What can we learn from the world’s best extreme athletes about how to endure the most grueling tests and thrive in the pandemic?

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In this lesson, you will meet Chris Nikic, 21, who became the first person with Down syndrome to conquer the grueling endurance race. What can we learn from the challenges and triumphs of others?

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In year of a pandemic, racial reckoning and a tense election, how should we celebrate? How should teenagers hold the complicated history of this holiday alongside the devastation and loss of this year?

Publisher: www.nytimes.com
Date: 20160831
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