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Ancient Lake Vostok Reached By Scientists

by Michael dEstries

For the first time in nearly 20 million years, Lake Vostok in the Antarctic has reportedly made contact with the outside world.

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Watch: Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

by Michael dEstries

Otherwise known as the “Halftime special that featured singer M.I.A. idiotic middle finger gesture and Madonna”.

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Photos of James Cameron’s Amazing New Zealand Farm

by Michael dEstries

Before they’re taken down, we managed to grab a few shots from the realty listing for one of James Cameron’s recently purchased mega-properties in New Zealand. Taken together, both of

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Roseanne Barr Running for Green Party Presidential Nomination

by Jennifer Mishler

The actress and comedian announced yesterday that she’s seeking the Green Party’s 2012 presidential nomination.

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New Species of Beetle Named After Robert Redford

by Michael dEstries

“It is Redford’s continuing work to safeguard the wild legacy of the Rocky Mountains that makes this name a fitting tribute.”

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Show Some Love for the Ursid Meteor Shower Tonight

by Michael dEstries

Sure, everyone always talks about the Geminid Meteor Shower in December, but you know who else throws some star dust our way? Ursid. Does anyone care? Not really – and

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This is the 2011 NatGeo Grand Prize Winning Photo

by Michael dEstries

“It’s rare indeed to see a photograph that causes the viewer to feel a bond with a member of the animal world seemingly,” said one judge, “but maybe not, so unlike our own.”

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