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Raise your hand if you’ve been to the Northern Territory before.  Thought so.  We’re all guilty of getting a little too comfortable where we currently are, so it can take some serious motivation to go anywhere else. Or you’ll go all out and travel to another country, because who wants to stay in Australia? You […]

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A massive fire has engulfed one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, the Torch Tower in the UAE’s Marina in Dubai.  SEE ALSO: No, Usain Bolt is not donating $2 million to Grenfell Tower fire victims Authorities tweeted they successfully evacuated the 337-metre skyscraper, which is considered the 32nd tallest building in the world. No […]

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The Department of Justice wants to know the IP addresses of more than a million visitors to a website that organizes protests against Donald Trump — a request the website’s host has called “a clear abuse of government authority.”   SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s teleprompter is back from vacation to denounce racism The site in question […]

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When it comes to eating oysters, the journey from the ocean to your table is one that requires a wealth of skills, training, and attention.   Hana Nelson of Afishionado Fishmongers in Halifax, Nova Scotia, knows first hand how much work goes into raising these oysters for market.     “It’s pretty incredible what farmers have to do and how […]

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Presented by Coors Light Nicole Sherry, one of only two women in Major League Baseball to have the title of Head Groundskeeper, shares her experience leading her team. Mashable’s series ‘How She Works’ highlights amazing women in diverse occupations.  ‘It’ the 1990 miniseries is basically the sanitized version of Stephen King’s gory novel ‘Pokémon’ movie […]

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You might want to move up any plans to visit Glacier National Park in Montana.  New data shows that the park’s namesake rivers of ice are rapidly disappearing due to global warming.  SEE ALSO: Sea level rise could send U.S. ‘climate migrants’ fleeing to Austin, Atlanta The warming climate has slashed the size of 39 […]

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Well, that was fun, er, nerve-wracking while it lasted.  After months of study, NASA has decided that it won’t try to send astronauts to space aboard the first flight of its huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, designed to eventually bring people and payloads to destinations like Mars or the moon. While acting NASA administrator […]

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Two NASA astronauts are floating around in the void outside the International Space Station Friday. NASA’s Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are, at the time of this writing, comfortably inside their spacesuits traversing the outside of the Space Station, while performing maintenance on the $100 billion orbiting laboratory.  SEE ALSO: The first spacewalk was 50 […]

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A Chinese game based on the country’s notorious “internet addiction camps” has shed light on their condition, and some of the appalling “cures” they have inflicted on teenagers. The game, called Mysteries of Fence (篱笆庄密闻), gained attention after getting featured on Steam Greenlight, which allows people to vote on indie games. Set in a tense, […]

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With all the communication between Russian government officials and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, you’d think someone at the White House would know that the Kremlin is home to professional trolls.  But they apparently didn’t realize this until after a photo session at the White House on Wednesday went public.  SEE ALSO: A Russian […]

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Bill Clinton loves ants. Yeah, you read that correctly. He loves ’em. In fact, Clinton loves the tiny insects so much that he is the very proud owner of two ant farms. Not just one. Two. On Thursday during a speech at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit — an organization dedicated to fighting […]

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People once routinely brushed off bullying as a normal part of childhood that built character. Now we know with certainty that it actually tears people down in devastating ways.  The longterm risks of bullying, however, don’t have to shape the rest of your life. While the research on protecting yourself from those effects is still […]

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