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North Carolina golf club congratulates God — and lightning bolt — for 'almighty hole in 1'
Of the 10 holes-in-one that have been shot at a North Carolina golf club, the last one may qualify as the strangest.
A lightning bolt struck a flagstick at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Moyock this week, leaving behind a strange pattern burned into the green.
“We at EAGLE CREEK GOLF CLUB would like to congratulate GOD on his almighty hole in 1,” Taylor Paasch posted on Facebook Wednesday. “On hole #7 not sure what tees he played or what the distance was or what club he used, but what a great shot!"Read the full article
Florida scientists announce coral breeding breakthrough; could save global reefs
Coral reefs in Florida and around the world have been in decline because of disease and pollution, but scientists at the Florida Aquarium announced a breakthrough they believe could help turn the tide in the battle to save them.
For the first time in a laboratory, they induced Atlantic coral to spawn. The aquarium released video of coral releasing eggs and sperm for reproduction; essentially tricked into spawning by technology.
Scientists said they were able to simulate sunrise and sunset, temperature, and even the phase of the moon -- factors scientists say prompt coral to spawn.Read the full article