BLACK SNAKE PHOTOGRAPHED SLITHERING OVER SNIPER’S GUN BARREL IN EXERCISE

Alabama National Guard
April 12 at 2:06pm ·
A southern black racer snake slithers across the barrel of junior U.S. Army National Guard sniper Pfc. William Snyder’s rifle as he practices woodland stalking in a camouflaged ghillie suit during a 1-173 Infantry training exercise Satuday, April 7, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base. Our snipers are trained to remain perfectly still for hours on end when in position and remain invisible to enemies and even wildlife.
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6-year-old girl goes digging in the dirt at her sister’s soccer game — and finds a 65 million-year-old fossil

(CNN)Naomi was bored. A 6-year-old can stay riveted by her older sister’s soccer game for only so long.
So she went over to some sagebrush by the soccer field, poked around in the dirt, and picked up a small rock. Something about its swirls reminded her of the mystical necklace from Disney’s “Moana.”
That was last October.

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Wear Sunscreen-By Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune

In August 1997, e-mail enthusiasts burned up cyberspace sending each other the text of a commencement address said to have been delivered by Kurt Vonnegut, author of “Slaughterhouse Five” and other works. It was surely the most popular speech Kurt Vonnegut never wrote or delivered. As it happens, the sunscreen speech was actually a column written by Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. Here is “the speech”.

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Facts About Influenza

How Flu Spreads

Most experts believe that flu viruses spread mainly by tiny droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby. Less often, a person might also get flu by touching a surface or object that has flu virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.

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