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Get Ready for World Cup with These Sick Trick Shots [Video]

The World Cup is right around the bend, so why not get pumped up, courtesy of some amazing shots?

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2014 World Cup: 10 Questions You Didn’t Know You Had Answered

Match play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament begins on Thursday, June 12 in Brazil. Though the soccer spectacle is one of the most-widely viewed sporting competitions in the world, some fans still have questions about this incredible event.

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D-Day Veteran, 93, Honors Anniversary by Jumping Over Normandy Again [Video]]

Jim 'Pee Wee' Martin was not about to let the 70th anniversary of D-Day go by without showing his respects.

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June 6, 1944: D-Day; 70 Years Ago Today

It's not my generation. My generation was the Falkland Islands.

OK, I'm kidding.

But seriously, World War II was my grandparents' war. All four of mine have passed, but they were the fighters and the workers. They rationed and saved. And when WWII ended, they had babies: My parents.

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Google Wants to Spread Internet Access Via Satellite

I think Google is planning world domination.

Google recently announced they were working on an entire fleet of driver-less cars. They’ve also created the smart-eyewear Google Glass and now they want to take to the skies.

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The Human Race, As A Whole, Is Over.

I'm sorry to all the Townsquare Media web honchos, including our own Rick Martinez. That title isn't very search friendly, or what have you. But there's no way to describe the following picture from Twitter without burying my head in my hands and wondering "what's next?"

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Memorial Day Love: Heartwarming Soldier Homecomings [Video]

The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m a space nerd. I love anything having to do with celestial phenomena!

Last week there was a total lunar eclipse which, unfortunately, we missed out on due to cloud coverage. This week the annual Lyrid meteor shower will reach its peak just before dawn on Tuesday, 4/22.

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Since the Stinkin’ Snow Messed Up Watching the Lunar Eclipse

 

I'm a big space nerd, so I was all over last night's total lunar eclipse.

I was prepared to stay up until 4 a.m. to watch the entire eclipse. I had my telescope set up and everything!

Unfortunately, those stupid clouds brought that stupid snow and blocked our view of the eclipse!

What a bummer.

Since we couldn't

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West Michigan Breweries Take Home Four Awards at World Beer Cup [Video]

The World Beer Cup was held this weekend in Denver, and West Michigan breweries did all right by taking home four awards.

That leads me to believe I would be a great judge.

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Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight 4/14

I’ve always been fascinated with space. When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be an astronomer, but that involves too much math! I also share a birthday with Nicolas Copernicus, the Polish astronomer who said the Earth goes around the Sun, and I own both a telescope and a star wheel. Like I’ve said before- I’m a nerd.

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Happy Birthday Internet!

I saw a story this morning that the Internet is turning 25 today!

The REAL guy who came up with the idea (sorry, Al Gore) wrote the paper on March 12, 1989, about "a proposal to make information sharing possible over computers, using nodes and links to create a web that would eventually stretch worldwide and become the modern internet."

His name? Sir Timothy Berners-Lee.

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