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Chicago’s Floating Skyscrapers May Be A Mirage, But They Are Cool To See [Video]

Because of the curvature of the earth, it's impossible to see the Chicago skyline from Southwest Michigan, right?

Think again. A strange mirage cause by thermal inversion allows Chicago's skyscrapers to seemingly 'float' on Lake Michigan and a Michigan resident has captured some stunning videos of the effect.

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More Sex Doesn’t Equal Happiness

Do you have friends who brag about how much sex they’re having? Well, if it makes you jealous because of your lack of a sex life, here’s something to make you feel better. 

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Michigan Grad Develops App That Allows Your Brain To Control Someone Else’s Arm [Video]

Greg Gage is on a mission to make brain science accessible to all.

In this fun, kind of creepy demo, the neuroscientist and University of Michigan graduate uses a simple, inexpensive DIY kit to take away the free will of an audience member. It’s not a parlor trick; it actually works. You have to see it to believe it.

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Great Shot of the Steelhead Running at Hesperia Dam [Video]

Spring is steelhead season in Michigan as the big trout return to the streams they were born in to spawn.

West Michigan Drone took some great shots of the steelhead running up at the Hesperia Dam.

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Aurora Borealis Lights Up West Michigan Skies [Video/Photos]

A coronal emission from the sun set off an Aurora Borealis light display seen over most of the northern tier of the United States -- including Michigan -- late last night into this morning.

I feel awful because I failed to get up early like I had planned to view the light show. Thankfully, many in West Michigan packed a camera and shared their beautiful photos on social media.

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St. Patrick’s Night Skies Might Get Green Tint from Northern Lights [Infographic/Photos]

NASA is reporting that a coronal mass ejection -- it sounds messy, but it's not -- will give Michigan residents a pretty good shot at seeing the Aurora Borealis light up the northern skies tonight, capping St. Patrick's Day with a green light show this evening.

The further north you go, the better your chance of seeing it, but greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan residents may get a view if the skies stay clear, The Grand Rapids Press/MLive Media Group reports.

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Text Magic’s Number and All Your Legal Desires Come True

It's the 2015 version of the genie in a lamp.

Instead of rubbing the lamp and making a wish, you text a number and, well, you get your wish.

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How Often Should You Shower

Like I really have to ask that question? How often do you HAVE to shower? I would say one a day. Easy.

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Things Your Mom Told You: Fact vs. Fiction

It's the cold and flu season, which reminds you of dear old Mom and her advice for staying well in the winter. You remember, stuff like, "Starve a cold, feed a fever", and "Wear an extra layer so you don't catch a cold".

Well, some of those sayings were pretty good advice, and some not so much. Here's the truth, according to science!!

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NASA Awakens New Horizons Spacecraft Ahead of Pluto Encounter [Video]

NASA's doing some crazy things this month.

First, it launched its first spacecraft in three years since the space shuttle.

Now, the U.S. space agency has awakened its New Horizons spacecraft for an encounter with Pluto -- which is still a planet to me.

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NASA’s Back in Space Flight Game with Orion [Video]

NASA reached a major milestone Friday as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.

Bottom line: NASA's back in the spaceflight game for the first time since the space shuttle program ended three years ago.

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NASA’s Orion Mission Managers Tap Friday Launch Attempt

For all the space junkies out there: The first flight test of Orion, NASA's next-generation spacecraft capable of sending astronauts on future missions to an asteroid and the journey to Mars, has been rescheduled.

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