Posts Tagged 'North Carolina'

Medical Equipment From A 300-Year-Old Pirate Ship

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LifeScience reported –

Blackbeard, the world’s most famous pirate, lost his flagship in 1718 when the ship ran aground on a sandbar in North Carolina. But in 1996, the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge was rediscovered, and archaeologists began excavating the ship.¬†Since then, the excavation project has revealed that the ship contained many medical instruments of the day, hinting that Blackbeard put great effort into keeping his crew healthy.

See the medical artifacts HERE.

Read more about the ship and its weaponry HERE.

Watch John Edwards Receive The 2007 Father of The Year Award – Really! [video]

Quite interesting video of John Edwards accepting The Father of The Year Award from Save the Children. A fun side note is that Edwards is introduced by Ozzie Smith.

NC Man Passes $200 Bill

North Carolina cops are searching for a guy who successfully passed a $200 bill bearing George W. Bush’s portrait and a drawing of the White House complete with lawn signs reading “We like ice cream” and “USA deserves a tax cut.”¬† Read more HERE.


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