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New NASA Spacesuits Look Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear

NASA revealed their new spacesuit - the Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 - and we can't help but think this new outfit was inspired by 'Toy Story's' own Buzz Lightyear. Are our astronauts headed to infinity and beyond?

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Why Doesn’t Eggnog Make Us Sick?

This popular holiday drink is traditionally made by combining raw eggs, rum and dairy and leaving it all in the fridge for up to six weeks. We basically drink our weight in the stuff every December -- how on earth have we managed to avoid being sick all this time?

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FILE PHOTO: John Lennon and Yoko Ono in New York, NY in 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers)
FILE PHOTO: John Lennon and Yoko Ono in New York, NY in 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers)
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John Lennon Is On Tour, At Least His Tooth Is, Promoting Mouth Cancer

John Lennon once gave a tooth of his to a house keeper and told her to dispose of it. Then changed his mind and told her to keep it, that it might be worth money someday. What a prediction that was.

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A Look Back At The Great Hurricane of 1938 [VIDEO]

Like most of us, I too am concerned about Hurricane Sandy, and the devastation going on in the Northeast. I always sleep with the radio on, and as I drifted in and out of sleep last night, I marveled at today's technology, for the information I was receiving was up to the second.

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New Research Says A Song Can Give You “Brain Itch”, Here’s The Cure

Ever since I was a child, I've associated song titles with "things." I could be talking to you, and a particular word you might say to me sends a signal to my brain and a song title comes out, sometimes in mid sentence.Since I converse a lot, this happens many times throughout the day. Sometimes the song title gets "stuck" in my little bean, and I'm anxious to hear the song played. Lucky for me I'm in the rock n roll radio business right? Recently, research has determined I'm not alone in my idiosyncrasy

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Source:  Ladybugbkt via flickr
Source: Ladybugbkt via flickr
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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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Source: RaeAllen via flickr
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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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Source: Plastic Pollution via flickr
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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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