Yangtze River Turns Red: Photos Of China's Once Golden, Now Scarlet Pathway [PICTURES]

Yangtze River Turns Red: Photos Of China's Once Golden, Now Scarlet Pathway [PICTURES]
The Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world, sometimes called the "golden watercourse," mysteriously blushed for the first time on Sept. 6. Residents in the surrounding area near the city of Chongqing, where the Yangtze connects to the Jialin River, literally stopped in their tracks when they noticed their once golden river had turned a shocking shade of red. For photos of the once golden river, check out the pictures in the photo gallery.

Mysterious Shipwreck Washed Ashore By Isaac In Alabama

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Historians in Alabama have found a mysterious shipwreck that washed ashore after Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area. Large remains of a wooden ship were found on the beach after Isaac wrestled the wreck from the ocean’s grip.
Yangtze River Turns Red: Photos Of China's Once Golden, Now Scarlet Pathway [PICTURES]

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A stretch of China's Yangtze River has mysteriously turned red around the city of Chongqing. Officials are investigating the river's transformation, as nobody is quite sure what caused it. The river began turning the color of a nice marinara sauce on Thursday.
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