Two alligator snapping turtles that were rescued in Houston in November, one with stab wounds in his head, have now been released back into the wild. Before they were transported, the North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group collected data about the turtles and implanted tracking devices in them to ensure the turtles can be identified in the future.
Five years ago, Wesley Hamilton, then 23, suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was paralyzed from the waist down. After lying in a bed for two years battling depression and physical ailments, training and exercise have brought a new life and happiness to Hamilton. "I have never had muscles, so building muscles, eating right, made me feel better, made my mind clearer. It was an excellent feeling," said Hamilton, 28, of Kansas City.
Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn help their great-grandchildren and staff members of the Marathon Turtle Hospital carry Salty, a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle, to be released at Sombrero Beach in Marathon, Fla., recently. Carter, who has vacationed in the Keys in the past, and about 40 of his family members are vacationing there.
Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear introduces a new delivery system from Amazon that is designed to safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). Prime Air has the potential to enhance Amazon the services by providing rapid parcel delivery that will also increase the overall safety and efficiency of the transportation system.
As you prepare to sit down and gobble up turkey, take 99 seconds and discover just how colorful the Pilgrims really were, Thomas Jefferson's disdain of the holiday and what those in the International Space Station plan on eating on Thanksgiving.