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NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth

Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history have occurred since the year 2000.

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Kodak Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection — Dollars and Sense

If you want to capture a Kodak moment, you may need to be in bankruptcy court to do it these days — the iconic photography company filed for Chapter 11 protection on Wednesday.

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Forget That Vacation in Hawaii — Why Not Book a Trip to Space? [VIDEO]

If you’ve ever dreamed of going to outer space, your wish may soon come true — and you won’t have to join NASA to make it happen.

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December 12, 2012 [VIDEO]

What do you think will happen? Are you a believer? There are so many talking about December 12, 2012!

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It’s a Generation Y Takeover! Younger Employees Are Changing the Work Place

The standard 9-5 workday has been customary for decades, but it looks like all that could soon change thanks to the demands of a whole new generation of younger workers. And that’s not all they want.

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dies at Age 69 [VIDEO]

Kim Jong Il, the eccentric leader of North Korea since 1994, has died at the age of 69.

North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported that after “great mental and physical strain,” he passed away of a heart attack at 8:30 a.m. Saturday while on a train during a “field guidance tour.”

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Troops Returning From Iraq War Have Americans Split — Survey of the Day

Earlier this week, the Pentagon declared the end of the Iraq War, an almost nine-year conflict which claimed 4,487 American lives and removed Saddam Hussein from power. Now, Americans are are conflicted over whether the entire endeavor was worth it.

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Put Down the Raw Cookie Dough and You Won’t Get E. Coli — Health Check

Arguably the best part about making cookies during the holidays is getting a sneak spoonful of the raw dough before it goes in the oven. Like with tons of other great-tasting grub, however, it’s so not good for us. In fact, two years ago, 77 people in 30 states became ill from doing just that.

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Smaller Packages Does Mean Higher Prices

Have you notice that some packaging in stores is SMALLER?  Prices may 'be the same', but the cans and boxes are smaller and don't hold as much as it used too?

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Pearl Harbor Day

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan.

 

At dawn on Sunday, December 7, 1941, six Japanese carriers launched a first wave of 181 planes composed of torpedo bombers, dive bombers, horizontal bombers and fighters against Pearl Harbor, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Here's a look back at that terrible day, which spurred the U.S. to enter World War II:

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Watch a Glorious Video of Our Planet at Its Most Stunning

For the past two years, videographer Tom Lowe has been shooting footage of the American Southwest for his upcoming ultra-HD time lapse feature film ‘TimeScapes.’

The new trailer has just been released online, and the footage Lowe has captured of both our planet’s natural and man-made beauty will make you proud to call Earth home.

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Fashion Editor Walks Into Propeller, Survives [VIDEO]

Online fashion magazine editor, Lauren Scruggs, survived a freak accident of walking into a small plane propeller.

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