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Mike Wehner

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florida vaccine scam

Two Florida women dressed as grandmas to get COVID vaccine early

February 20th, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout in the United States has left a lot to be desired, and it hasn’t happened nearly as fast as everyone had hoped.  Desperate to get the vaccine sooner rather than later, a pair of Florida residents dressed up as elderly women in an attempt to trick vaccination site employees into administering …

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These incredible rodents change color under UV light

February 19th, 2021

Biofluorescence is a property that allows some animals to glow under UV light, but rarely is it seen in mammals. New research reveals that springhares, which are tiny rodents that are native to Africa, also possess this strange ability, and scientists want to know why.  Their glowing fur is possible thanks to a compound present …

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This might be the best Mars landing photo ever taken

February 19th, 2021

NASA’s newest Mars rover, Perseverance, successfully landed on the Red Planet this week, and it’s already sent back some incredible images. The latest and greatest snapshot was taken during the rover’s gentle descent toward the dusty surface.  NASA engineers have been hard at work, testing the various instruments and systems of the rover ahead of …

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Boeing’s troubled Starliner just got hit with another delay

February 18th, 2021

NASA’s Commercial Crew program tapped both SpaceX and Boeing to develop crew-capable spacecraft that were safe and efficient for transporting astronauts to and from the International Space Station. While both companies dealt with delays, SpaceX eventually fulfilled its promise, but Boeing has struggled to even complete a test flight. Boeing’s expected second attempt at an …

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These popular drinks could literally kill you

February 18th, 2021

Energy drinks are an incredibly popular type of beverage that some people consume on a regular basis for performance-enhancing benefits. Unfortunately, the drinks are often packed with sugar as well as other ingredients that may affect parts of the human body in less desirable ways. A new study from scientists at Texas A&M suggests that …

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NASA’s Perseverance rover landed on Mars – here’s what happens next

February 18th, 2021

NASA’s years-long Perseverance program has just crossed a major milestone with a successful landing on the Red Planet. Perseverance landed just as NASA planned, and it goes without saying that the mission controllers and engineers were elated with the outcome. Now that the rover has landed, the fun stuff can begin, with scientific research and …

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Watch live right here as NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars

February 18th, 2021

NASA’s Perseverance rover is about to land on Mars, and you can watch the entire thing live right here. NASA is hosting a lengthy live stream that will include a ton of information about the rover, its helicopter companion, and the goals of the mission. The Perseverance rover has been traveling through space for months …

product recall

If you have this snow blower, stop using it right now

February 18th, 2021

Snow blowers feature spinning metal augers that break up snow before it is pushed into the chute and thrown out of the way.  One model of Toro snowblowers is now being recalled due to the potential for that auger to remain spinning even if the user releases the control lever, posing a risk of amputation.  …