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No one can prepare you. We got lots of well wishes when we found out we were going to be grandparents. Everyone said grandkids would change our lives, that we would love it, that it is better than being a parent! And we tucked those comments away and...
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How's this for a "class project?" Three students at MIT hacked an ice cream maker & a 3-d printer to "print" ice cream into a star. Whoa! Technology is awesome. Here's the full story "We scream for ice cream." This video is of one of the...
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So a friend of mine posted on Facebook "Why do Giraffe's have horns?" And my first response was "Giraffes have horns? What?" And then I looked at a picture of a Giraffe... and they do! kinda... Here is another picture of a Giraffe head as a...
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Kenny Chesney will co-direct a football documentary for ESPN, 'The Believer' about South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier. It airs on the SEC Network Aug 27. Steve Spurrier will take his turn in ESPN and the SEC Network's "SEC Storied" series at 8...
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Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese Godzilla devotees Yoshihiko Horie, left, and his wife Shizue look at a scale model of Godzilla at Godzilla Expo in Tokyo, Friday, July 25, 2014. Horie, a driver and husband of Godzilla fan Shizue Horie, believes Godzilla must be an extraordinary entity but also one people can emotionally identify with. There are other must-have trademarks: bumpy skin and that roar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

Nolan, McConaughey surprise with 'Interstellar'

Matthew McConaughey, left, and director Christopher Nolan attend the "Paramount Pictures" panel on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey came to Comic-Con unannounced and surprised attendees with a first look at "Interstellar," but neither offered many details about the highly anticipated space adventure.

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Summer Sunday Lawn Concerts

It's that time of the year again...for The Museum of the Southwest's FREE Summer Sunday Concert Series, that's right FREE! So load up your family, lawn chairs and blankets, fill up the cooler for Sunday evening live music on the front lawn of The Museum! All the fun starts at 7:45pm!!! To get more information and the complete music schedule, click here! 

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