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  • mars rover

    NASA’s rover, Curiosity, made a successful Monday landing on Mars, and the last 2 1/2 minutes of the nail-biting descent was captured on low-resolution video and is available for all to see. If you’re thinking …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Curiosity Rover

    Curiosity, NASA’s latest Mars rover, has landed on the Red Planet on August 6, 2012 at about 1:30 AM EST. This $2.5 billion mission is of keen interest to both scientists and the general population …

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    06 Aug 12
  • apollo

    What happens to a flag after forty-plus years on the moon? Well, lunar scientists aren’t entirely sure, but they can tell they’re still standing. Thanks to recent photos taken of the moon by NASA’s Lunar …

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    03 Aug 12
  • Gray's Store

    It’s the end of an era for one Rhode Island general store. After 224 years of serving customers and being designated the oldest, continuous operating general store in America, Gray’s Store in Adamsville village in …

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    01 Aug 12
  • How to cope without Air Conditioning

    It wasn’t so many years ago that most people lived without air conditioning, yet if power outages or other circumstances cause our AC to shutdown today, we consider it about one of the worst things …

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    30 Jul 12
  • Back to School (1)

    Ways to Save Money When Kids Head Back to School Once again the summer is speeding past and back-to-school time is just around the corner. For many parents, this not only means earlier mornings and …

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    27 Jul 12
  • Cow

    Oy vey, it seems shoppers can’t trust any product labels, including the label, “organic.” Well, at least not entirely. It turns out, according to the FDA, there are different categories (grades) of organic food and …

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    25 Jul 12
  • Northern Lights

    In case you missed it, this past weekend a massive solar storm smashed into the earth’s magnetic field. Of course, no Armageddon-like events occurred, nor were they expected to, but the phenomenon did create a …

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    23 Jul 12