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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.
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?&…
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 T…
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!
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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&…
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 str…

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