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Kentucky High School Offers Classes On Adulting For Students Looking To Learn Future Life Skills

No matter what generation you are from, everyone can agree on one thing; adulating is hard. This is especially true for those first entering adulthood, and while many will argue it doesn’t get much easier, one high school in Kentucky is taking the necessary steps to help teach students how to be...
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NASA's InSight Lander Sends Back Its First Selfie From Mars

NASA’s InSight Spacecraft is officially on Mars, and it is already teaching the planet about the ways of Earth. Its first order of business once planted on the red planet was taking a selfie, of course.
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Gamers Have Police Called On Them For Noise Complaint, End Up Playing The Cops In Super Smash Bros.

Students in Minneapolis had the police called on them for making too much noise while playing the newest version of Super Smash Bros.
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SpaceX Successfully Launched Falcon 9 Into Space From Cape Canaveral, But A Returning Booster Ended Up In The Atlantic Ocean After A System Failure

The Atlantic Ocean got an unexpected visitor Wednesday. After SpaceX launched a Flacon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, a hydraulic system for the rocket’s booster malfunctioned causing the returning stage to land in the ocean.
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Comet '46P/Wirtanen,' The Brightest Comet Of The Year, Will Be Visible From Earth Next Week

If you look up into the sky at night next week, you may get a glimpse at something spectacular. The brightest comet of the year will be passing by Earth, at only 7.2 million miles away. The ‘46P/Wirtanen’ as the comet is known, will be so bright, it may even be visible in some locations across the...
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NFL Inspired Video Of NASA Celebrating Successful Landing Goes Viral

NASA celebrated a big achievement this week, as the InSight lander reached the surface of Mars successfully. However, it was a video of some engineers celebrating that has gotten all the public praise.
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Elon Musk Tells Axios That He Plans To Go To Mars One Day

Elon Musk is in the news once again, as he said Sunday there’s a 70% chance he one day goes to Mars. Speaking to Axios on the website’s new HBO show, Musk stated that not only will the first flight to Mars be within the next seven years, but there’s a good chance he may make the trip as well.
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New Beetle Species Named After Jose Bautista's Bat Flip Against The Texas Rangers

A Canadian entomologist has named a new species of beetle after professional baseball player, Jose Bautista. What was the inspiration behind the naming of the Sicoderus bautistai?
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Scientists Discover Fossils of Ancient Herbivore The Size Of An Elephant

It seems there has been a new creature discovered that may have roamed the Earth during the Triassic period. According to a new study published Thursday, Polish researchers believe they have discovered a new giant, plant eating species with a beak-like mouth and reptilian features.
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Bill Maher Disrespects Stan Lee And Comic Book Fans After Icon's Death

People aren’t too thrilled with Bill Maher after the late night host made some comments about author Stan Lee. Many are calling what he said about the late Marvel Comics creator disrespectful, after Maher wrote about Lee in a blog post Saturday.
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