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SpaceX Awarded 2 Missions From Air Force, Company Will Return To Space
Dec 09, 2012 16:40 PM E
NASA has seen better days. It's ridiculously underfunded thanks to President Brack Obama's plant to cut funding to the organization, but thankfully, the free market has once again show why it can inspire greatness from the American people. SpaceX—a privately owned spacecraft and rocket manufacturer and launcher—is best known for being th...
Spain's King Juan Carlos sits in a car after being released from a hospital after a hip operation in Madrid December 2, 2012.
King Leaves Hospital: Spain's Leader Recovering From Hip Surgery
Dec 02, 2012 19:26 PM E
Spain's King Juan Carlos has been discharged from the hospital after a nine-day stay following hip reconstruction surgery. The extremely popular 74-year-old leader is already walking with crutches and seems to be on his way towards a strong recovery.
Indiana State Police arrested parents after finding 5 children and 18 cats in the back of a moving truck traveling across the country.
5 Kids, 18 Cats In Back Of Moving Van: Indiana Arrest Shocks Residents
Nov 29, 2012 17:47 PM E
Police have arrested parents who put five children and 18 cats in the back of a moving truck to travel across the country. Horrified, police placed the children in the care of Child Protective Services. Now an investigation has to be launched to see if the parents will be able to take care of the children again.
Two lucky winners will split a record Powerball jackpot of more than $587 million
Powerball Results November 2012: Who Won The Jackpot? [VIDEO]
Nov 29, 2012 09:55 AM E
Two lucky winners will split the record Powerball jackpot of more than $580 million that was drawn on November 28 at 10:59 p.m. So who are the two mega winners?
Though the effect won't be as dramatic as it was in 2011 in this photo, the penumbral lunar eclipse is still considered rare.
Full Moon Darkened By Lunar Eclipse On Wednesday Morning [WATCH LIVE]
Nov 28, 2012 07:07 AM E
Watch online as the penumbral lunar eclipse darkens the full moon on Wednesday creating a shadow around the moon's surface.
A new report states that 43 medications can cause serious side effects when taken within 24 hours of grapefruit consumption.
Grapefruit Warning: Medicine Interaction List Expanded; Are You At Risk?
Nov 27, 2012 22:54 PM E
The Canadian Medical Association Journal has released a new report stating that 43 medications can cause serious or fatal side effects when taken within 24 hours of grapefruit or grapefruit juice consumption. Are your medicines on the list? Find out here.
Oprah Winfrey, Chairman, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, speaks during the OWN session at the 2011 Summer Television Critics Association Cable Press Tour in Beverly Hills
Oprah Scare: Breast Cancer, OWN Ratings Cause Stress For Talk Show Host
Nov 26, 2012 22:33 PM E
After a breast cancer scare and financial woes at O magazine, the former talk show host has reportedly been feeling the stress.
A woman smokes marijuana during a demonstration calling for the legalisation of the drug in Guatemala City November 24, 2012.
Medical Marijuana For Children: 7-Year-Old Oregon Girl Opens Debate Again [VIDEO]
Nov 26, 2012 16:53 PM E
A 7-year-old Oregon girl named Mykayla Comstock has opened the medical marijuana debate again. Her parents disagree about whether a 7-year-old with leukemia should be allowed to smoke pot. What do you think?
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STUDY: Smoking Cigarettes Rots Brain, Decreases Cognitive Ability
Nov 26, 2012 14:28 PM E
In a study published in Age and Aging, a scientific journal, researchers are report that repeated exposure to tobacco smoke significantly declined the cognitive performance of older people that had elevated cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure.
Edwarda and Colleen O'Bara
42 Years In a Coma: Edwarda O'Bara Dies At 59 [VIDEO]
Nov 23, 2012 16:40 PM E
Edwarda O'Bara died this week after 42 years in a coma. Her sister, Colleen, and mother, Kaye, motivated people throughout the world to pray for Edwarda. But after four decades she finally let go.
ar drone
Consumer Drone Brings Spy Tech To The Masses For Under $300
Nov 21, 2012 09:52 AM E
The Parrot AR Drone 2.0 brings spying technology to the masses for less than $300.
A Patas Monkey
Monkey Killed At Idaho Zoo; Police Arrest First Suspect
Nov 20, 2012 13:38 PM E
Police have arrested Michael J. Watkins for viciously killing a monkey at an Idaho zoo on Saturday with blows to the head and neck. Now staff at the zoo and Boise residents are trying to move on from the horrific monkey killing.
Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Sandy Exposes Ship: Schooner History Revealed
Nov 19, 2012 12:16 PM E
More details are emerging about the 1922 shipwreck that left a Canadian ship exposed on Fire Island after Hurricane Sandy. The four-masted coal schooner known as Bessie White has a fascinating past.
The sun created two huge eruptions on Friday, producing a super-hot, glowing plasma.
Giant Sun Eruption NASA Video: Camera Captured Glowing Plasma [VIDEO]
Nov 18, 2012 10:36 AM E
A huge sun eruption on Friday was captured on camera and video by NASA, showing two back-to-back flare-ups with super-hot, glowing plasma. The eruptions follow three other flare-ups on Nov. 12, 13 and 14, which are part of the sun's 11-year solar weather cycle.
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