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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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Tis the Season for Solstice Celebrations

by China DeSpain

Canada’s Winter Solstice Lantern Festival features lantern labyrinths, lantern-lit drumming parades, fires, music and more.

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Jane Fonda’s Ranch Inspired Michael Jackson To Buy Neverland

by Michael dEstries

That ranch, I believe, is Laurel Springs – a 160-acre property located on a ridgetop in the Santa Ynez Mountain range.

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Chelsea Clinton Debuts as NBC Special Correspondent

by lindastcyr

Chelsea Clinton made her debut on NBC’s special segment “Making a Difference” without a hitch proving to her critics that she can be a good journalist.

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