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Los Angeles Officials Chop Down 400 Trees To Make Way For Space Shuttle Endeavour

Los Angeles residents were ecstatic when news broke that the California Science Center would become the final resting place for the retired space shuttle Endeavour.  Now though, some of those same people who were praising the opportunity are crying foul as up to 400 trees are chopped down to make room for it

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Economist Magazine’s ‘Pocket World in Figures 2013′ Has Stats Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind

The world is a bizarre place full of interesting and diverse cultures, as well as mind-blowing statistics.

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Blue Moon Makes It’s Appearance August 31st; Next Chance To See One Comes In 2015

Whether you're a skilled astronomer using a high-powered telescope - or an amateur backyard observer, you'll want to know that tonight (August 31st) - represents your chance to see a Blue Moon.

To the uninitiated, a Blue Moon doesn't mean that the orb in the sky looks blue in color;  A Blue Moon refers to the second-showing of a full moon in the same calendar month

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Biggest West Nile Virus Breakout Hits The U.S.

The United States has the biggest outbreak of West Nile Virus according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dead at 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to go into space, has died. Ride, 61, passed away peacefully at her home in La Jolla, CA. on Monday, July 23 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Man Claims He Can Help You Cut Your Electricity By 75% Or More

A man named Frank Bates, who lives just outside of Nashville,  claims he has a secret of how to beat the electric companies.  If your tired of watching your electricity bills sky rocket, he says he has the secret, a trick he say’s “could get him in serious trouble.”

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Tsunami Debris Adds To Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Pop cans and candy wrappers.  Plastic bottles and plastic bags.  Rope.  Propane tanks.

The stuff that gets thrown away and ends up in the Pacific Ocean never really goes away - it just ends up collecting in a giant "swirl of garbage" that's called The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  Currents and gravity collect the garbage into a floating patch that's currently twice the size of Texas.

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Fly Over the Earth for Free [VIDEO]

Ever wonder what it would be like to travel in space over our planet? Do you have $25 million dollars to blow on that trip? Here's where Priceline might not be able to help you. Imagine that phone call, "can you book me on a space ship flight for August?"...I think you would hear a "THUD" at the other end. Well, now you can experience the view for free.

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Higgs-Boson Particle Discovery Costs Stephen Hawking $100

As scientists pour over the documentation and celebrate the proof of the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle - the so-called "God particle", it appears that Stephen Hawking has lost some money.

Hawking has placed a bet that Peter Higgs' 1960- theory about the particle field would never be proven

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Enjoy The Extra Long Weekend – Clock Keepers Add Leap Second To Make Up For Slowing Earth

Use it wisely!

The keepers of the world's clocks are adding a "leap second" to time at the stroke of midnight, Saturday June 30th.  For one second, time will stand still as scientists give atomic clocks the chance to catch re-synch with Earth

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Chief Meterologist Adam Clark Answers Rayman’s Question “What Exactly Is The Definition Of The Term “Dew point”?

When I was a youngster, moisture in the air was described as "humidity". I quickly realized the thicker the air felt, the higher the humidity must be. I pretty much forgot about it for years until one day I heard the words dew point. I never really got the exact definition of  dew point,  so I asked Chief Meteorologist Adam Clark of the Northland's News Center to put it in layman's terms for me. Here is his response in both text and audio. Thanks Adam!

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Panel Of Astrologers Unanimously Predict Obama Will Win Re-Election

The United Astrology Conference unanimously predicted President Obama will win re-election easily.  The decision came on the final day of the conference. The panelists all used different methods to determine the outcome, one even going back to planetary charts dating 1880.

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Category: Political, Science

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