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The Calendar Act of 1750 and Eleven Lost Days

THE HISTORY GUY – Ever felt like you’re a bit out of something sync with time?  Might be this is the reason…

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10 Weird Ways Your Pets Could Kill or Disable You

TOP TENZ – 23 August 2019: Cat Scratch Fever, Angry Apes…Herpes…maybe owning a pet isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

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Deadly Superbug Outbreak in Humans Linked to Antibiotic Spike in Cows

ARS TECHNICA – Beth Mole, 23 August 2019: A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by

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Hackers Are Actively Trying to Steal Passwords from Two Widely Used VPNs

ARS TECHNICA – Dan Goodin, 24 August 2019: Hackers are actively unleashing attacks that attempt to steal encryption keys, passwords, and other sensitive data from servers that have failed to apply

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SpaceX Aborts Starhopper Rocket Prototype Launch at Last Second

SPACE.COM – Tariq Malik, 27 August 2019: SpaceX called off the planned launch of its Starhopper rocket Monday (Aug. 26) after a last-second abort stalled the much-anticipated demonstration flight. The company

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The Organism that Eats Radiation

Radiation eating fungi living around Chernobyl?  It’s not a sci-fi horror film…

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Jurassic World of Volcanoes Found in Central Australia

SCIENCE DAILY , 13 August 2019 – An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have uncovered a previously

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Warmer Winters Are Changing the Makeup of Water in Black Sea

SCIENCE DAILY, 15 August 2019 – Warmer winters are starting to alter the structure of the Black Sea, which could foreshadow how ocean compositions might shift from future climate change,

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NASA Administrator to Discuss Human Lander Update for Artemis Program

NASA, 19 August 2019 – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, joined by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks, Robert Aderholt, Scott DesJarlais and Brian Babin, will discuss updates on the agency’s plans for

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Icelanders Mourn Loss of Okjökull Glacier With Ceremony, Plaque

GIZMODO – Tom McKay, 19 August 2019 – Politicians, scientists, and others gathered in Borgarfjörður, Iceland, northeast of Reykjavik on Sunday to mourn the loss of the Okjökull glacier, laying

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