This is the kind of item that gets a professional surveyor excited.
The DNR's Matt Dontz found this original cedar survey post in a stream near Atlanta, in Montmorency County recently. The General Land Office of the U.S. government did the survey of Michigan's townships in 1850. The post was set to mark a section, or quarter corner and were driven into the ground each half-mile. It was preserved by the water, Forestry and Surveying experts agree the find is extremely rare, even with today's GPS technology.
A very clever monkey buys some Welch's grape juice from a vending machine, and he even remembers to bring back change for his owner. We are impressed.
TMZ.com reports that "the deck that created a legend" ... the very first skateboard that Tony Hawk ever owned is going to be enshrined forever in the Smithsonian Museum in washington D.C.
Hawk recently posted an instagram photo of his original beat-up board -- made by the Bahne skateboard company. The board will officially go into the museum during the Innoskate on June 22 -- an event honoring innovators in skate culture. You can read more here at TMZ.com
Looking for the perfect quote to fill Dad's Father's Day card? Thanks to The Huffington Post , you're covered. Here are 23 outstanding quotes about fatherhood -- some funny, some deep, all sincere. See the others when you click through the gallery at HuffingtonPost.com, and oh yeah, Happy Father's Day!
Uncrate.com advises that when you spend most of your time outdoors, there are few things more important than a good blade. The Joseph Bowen TAD Edition Micro Hatchet ($160) combines the small size of a knife with the tactical versatility of a hatchet into one useful cutting tool. In spite of its small size, it doesn't shy away from a serious task, thanks to a chisel-ground CTS-HXP steel blade. It includes a slip sheath designed to wear around your neck, making it as portable as it is stealthy.
Arizona resident and World War II veteran Sy Perlis recently broke the world bench press record for the 90-and-over age division. Even more amazingly, he did it five times over Saturday. Way to go Si!