Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’ Takes a Drive

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity hasn’t wasn’t moving much since landing on the Red Planet, but that’s changing now. The Curiosity rover made its first tracks on Mars. The initial drive will be a test so the robot won’t be allowed … Continue reading

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Bass Guitar Lessons

My 13 year old son has a bass guitar — not unlike this headless bass. We bought it for him because he was sure that he wanted to learn how to play. It’s been a treat to watch him attack … Continue reading

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Northern Lights

How cool is this?? The Northern Lights — have you ever seen them? They are one of nature’s most photographed happenings. In this picture, a diver managed to capture the magnificent show from a different angle — this is actually … Continue reading

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Chocolate Could Lower Men’s Stroke Risk

Taking a break from searching for durham maid service with this great news… Men could reduce their risk of stroke by approximately one-sixth by just eating one chocolate bar every week. Rough…huh? This is the appealing result of a large … Continue reading

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Lost Renoir Painting Worth $100K Bought for $7 at Flea Market

A Virginia woman bought a painting along with a plastic cow from a flea market over a year ago. She was going to remove the landscape painting from its frame when her mother stopped her. At her mother’s advice, she … Continue reading

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Woman Donates Car to Hit-And-Run Victim

You never know what you’re going to find as you peruse the ‘net looking for sprinkler systems houston. I read about a woman found out about a student’s need for a car and decided to give him one. Every day, … Continue reading

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Boy Donates his Prize to Girl with Leukemia

Wyatt Erber is an 8 year old boy living in Edwardsville, Ill. When he heard about a summer-long scavenger hunt in his town, he decided to make a try for the grand prize of $1,000. His immediate plans for the … Continue reading

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Sneaker Options

So many cute styles to browse and choose between — if you’re headed back to school, check out these ash sneakers! Gone are the days when sneakers were flat and boring — these sneakers have a whole new look and … Continue reading

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Father and Son Rescue Over 100 Stranded by Isaac

A father-son team rescued dozens of lives in their small Louisiana town after grabbing neighbors and their pets from flooded homes. Jesse Shaffer, 25, and father, 53, also Jesse Shaffer, rescued over 120 people using their fishing boat on the … Continue reading

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