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Greg Bird tells Tom Verducci the Yankees 'are taking it one day at a time'
Greg Bird tells Tom Verducci the Yankees 'are taking it one day at a time'Greg Bird tells Tom Verducci the Yankees' are taking it one day at a time.' As the series heads back to Houston for game 6 MUST-WATCH: Welcome to the NBA Dennis Smith Jr.read more
Source: FOXSports on MSN.com
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:01:00 GMT
Sullivan: The future is now for young Yankee stars like Judge, Sanchez and Bird
Sullivan: The future is now for young Yankee stars like Judge, Sanchez and BirdNEW YORK – Gary Sanchez had just swung his way through a no-doubt home run, and had barely made his way down the conga line of dugout high-fives when the next guy up, Didi Gregorius, was already standing on second base. This was the seventh inning of ...read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:20:00 GMT
Jayson Tatum's debut double-double is the first by a Celtics rookie since Larry Bird
Jayson Tatum's debut double-double is the first by a Celtics rookie since Larry BirdThe Celtics had a rough game last night after taking a loss and having to deal with a major injury to Gordon Hayward, but not everything was bad. Jayson Tatum, their 19-year-old rookie and third overall pick in last year’s draft, showed lots of promise.read more
Source: sbnation.com
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:56:00 GMT
Bird-lovers can watch avian friends take flight at 'Wild at Wingswood'
Bird-lovers can watch avian friends take flight at 'Wild at Wingswood'The Avian Conservation Center will present its annual fundraising gala, "Wild at Wingswood," on Saturday at the Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw. Attendees can experience "an exclusive and intimate encounter" with the collection of international birds ...read more
Source: The Post and Courier
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:59:00 GMT
Why Some Bird Species Have It Worse After the Latest Hurricanes
Why Some Bird Species Have It Worse After the Latest HurricanesAs residents of the Caribbean struggle to recover from series of hurricanes over the past two months, so do the islands’ feathered friends. The high winds, heavy rains, and flooding that wrecked so many homes and businesses also posed serious threats to ...read more
Source: National Geographic
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:59:00 GMT
Fatty bird gland preserved over 48 million years
Fatty bird gland preserved over 48 million yearsA fossil preen gland in a 48-million-year-old bird, showing the fossil gland in detail as it was found before sampling and after preparation. The creamy white material is fossilised preen gland oil/wax. Right hand side: Modern bird with the preen gland ...read more
Source: Phys
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:36:00 GMT
48 Million-Year-Old Prehistoric Bird Preened Its Feathers Just Like a Flamingo
48 Million-Year-Old Prehistoric Bird Preened Its Feathers Just Like a FlamingoSoft tissues are the first to decompose in a dead animal, making it very difficult to find fossils that include them. In an unprecedented discovery, paleontologists found exactly that in a 48-million-year-old bird: a single oil gland at the base of the ...read more
Source: NewsWeek
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:46:00 GMT
West Nile virus found in bird in Genesee County
West Nile virus found in bird in Genesee CountyGENESEE COUNTY, MI - A bird in Genesee County has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Genesee County Health Department. A house sparrow that was collected in the county has tested positive for the virus in the first incident of 2017, a ...read more
Source: MLive
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:27:00 GMT
Ancient preen oil: Researchers discover 48-million-year-old lipids in a fossil bird
Ancient preen oil: Researchers discover 48-million-year-old lipids in a fossil birdAs a rule, soft parts do not withstand the ravages of time; hence, the majority of vertebrate fossils consist only of bones. Under these circumstances, a new discovery from the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Messel Pit” near Darmstadt in Germany comes as ...read more
Source: Science Daily
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:02:00 GMT
George Smith: Bird watching can be wonderful diversion
George Smith: Bird watching can be wonderful diversionBird watching is a wonderful diversion from the tragedy and tumult in our country and throughout the world. If you are not a birder, start now. You may think that identifying birds is too tough. Well, it isn’t. Just watching the birds is fun, even when ...read more
Source: Centralmaine
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:25:00 GMT