Posts Tagged ‘Earth’’

PGA Tour pro shanks one off the face of the earth

PGA Tour pro shanks one off the face of the earth

Ya hate to see it. It happens to all of us. Golf is hard. #QuickHits https://t.co/S1cYbUTEM0 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 25, 2016 Every PGA Tour pro will have a heinous shank at one point or another during their competitive career. Fortunately, most do not have ProTracer technology lined up alongside national TV cameras...

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Friends of the Earth: British fracking plans undemocratic

Friends of the Earth: British fracking plans undemocratic

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) — A British plan to develop an industrial-scale shale natural gas industry within a decade is an “attack on democracy,” an environmental campaign group said. Top News – UPI.com

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SpaceX successfully tests parachutes that will help bring astronauts back to Earth

SpaceX successfully tests parachutes that will help bring astronauts back to Earth

SpaceX has successfully tested four large parachutes that will eventually be used to help lower its crewed Dragon spacecraft back to Earth. NASA published a video of the drop test today, which shows the four large parachutes deploying and slowing a mock spacecraft beneath them. NASA has been paying SpaceX to make cargo runs...

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Firecrackers send model rocket crashing down to earth in viral video

Firecrackers send model rocket crashing down to earth in viral video

Ben HooperWASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) — A group of model rocket enthusiasts demonstrated the dangers of DIY enhancements when their payload of firecrackers caused the craft to crash prematurely. Latest News – UPI.com

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Paul McCartney saved the Earth, we’re good now

Paul McCartney saved the Earth, we’re good now

You know what I would really like for Christmas? I would really like it if someone saved the Earth. Not in a superhero, there’s aliens attacking, the horsemen of the apocalypse are riding way — in a very low-key, unimposing, pseudoscience-y way. For instance, I would like Paul McCartney (who you may remember from...

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Gwen Stefani — Blake Makes Me Happy … at the Happiest Place on Earth

Gwen Stefani — Blake Makes Me Happy … at the Happiest Place on Earth

Gwen Stefani  just can’t get herself enough of Blake Shelton … she had to get her fix while strolling the grounds of Disneyland. Gwen and her 3 kids hit up the theme park Friday, and Gwen multi-tasked with her iPhone as they walked from Toontown to the Small World ride. Apple keeps ‘em close....

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Dinosaur dominates ‘American Ninja Warrior’ training course, Earth probably next

Dinosaur dominates ‘American Ninja Warrior’ training course, Earth probably next

See T-rex run. See T-rex climb. A T-rex, or I guess if you want to nitpick, a human being in a giant T-rex suit, did some gym tricks at a training course that would probably seem horrible and exhausting if done by a human, but which seem truly excellent when done by an enormous extinct reptile....

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Earth is a marble in this scale model solar system in the desert

Earth is a marble in this scale model solar system in the desert

You probably know that our solar system is big. But do you have a grasp on just how big it really is? No. A filmmaker and his buddies went to a dried-up lakebed in Nevada to do just that. The vast expanse of the Black Rock Desert gave the crew the space needed to...

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What on earth does this wearable do?

What on earth does this wearable do?

One of the wonderful things about wearables is how many different sizes, shapes, and styles they come in. And each of them usually uses its existence on a different part of the body to accomplish different things, be it giving you alerts, tracking your health, or monitoring the world around you. A lot of...

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That Moon and Earth GIF is totally real: debunking Twitter’s conspiracy theories

That Moon and Earth GIF is totally real: debunking Twitter’s conspiracy theories

Last week, NASA gave us a small cosmic gift — releasing a short GIF of the Moon passing in front of Earth. The GIF was made from a compilation of images taken by the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the DSCOVR satellite, located 1 million miles from Earth. DSCOVR is meant to observe Earth’s...

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