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Experiment With the Electrical Grid Could Make Your Clocks Wrong
Starting in mid-July, your electric clocks and coffeemakers could be running up to 20 minutes fast, and you probably won’t know why.
For the past 80 years, clocks plugged in to an electrical source have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that powers them. If this current doesn’t ke…
Are Working Women More Happily Married?
For years, traditional wisdom has held that when both halves of a couple works, they spend less time together and are thus less happy in their marriages.
A new study, however, seems to disprove that theory.
Parents Would Rather Have a Boy Than a Girl: Poll
A recent Gallup poll of 1,020 adults shows that, if Americans could only have one child, they’d rather have a boy than a girl
According to the poll, published Thursday, 40 percent said they’d want to have a boy, while 28 percent said they’d rather have …
Aww! Man Finds Mister Rogers Letter From His Childhood
Just when we thought we were over the 2003 passing of Mister Rogers, a man named Christopher Barranco dug up a letter from the children’s show star that he received at age six and posted it to Reddit. In it, the late Fred Rogers expresses his condolences that Christopher cannot visit his neighborhoo…
Miss California Alyssa Campanella Crowned Miss USA 2011 [VIDEO]
In what came down to a battle between two best friends, Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles, California was crowned Miss USA 2011 Sunday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
The 21-year-old beauty beat out Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham to take the title, the 60th in the…
Anthony Weiner to Step Down From Office: Report
Rep. Anthony Weiner has reportedly told friends that he will resign from office, a source close to the situation revealed to the NY Times.
The decision was reportedly made after “long discussions” with his wife, Huma Abedin, who returned to the States Tuesday after a trip …
Bald Eagles Attack Post Office Patrons
They may be majestic creatures that represent the best of America’s qualities – freedom, liberty and justice – but real-life Bald Eagles have a ferocious side, too.
Just ask residents in Anchorage, Alaska, where Bald Eagles have begun attacking customers outside of a nearb…

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