Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

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Stranded sailors saved after writing giant SOS in the sand

Watch any film about surviving on a deserted island, and they’ll probably draw the letters “SOS” in a big font on the sand. Many people believe the letters stand for "Save Our Souls" or "Save Our Ship,” but in reality, SOS is just a distinctive Morse code sequence that is not an Read More...

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How conservationists brought this tiny bird back from extinction

The Guam rail is a tiny, virtually flightless bird that once thrived on the Micronesian island of Guam. But that all changed sometime in the mid-1900s when brown tree snakes made their way onto the island,  likely stowed away in cargo delivered by a U.S. Navy supply ship. And once these lithe, Read More...