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Exciting progress on NASA’s next Mars mission

The Mars Helicopter – which will launch with Mars 2020 – has now passed some key tests. Plus engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, celebrate with a selfie after attaching the Mars 2020 rover’s remote sensing mast.

Why do people always say they feel younger than they are?

A few years ago, when the leading edge baby boomers were turning 65, I proposed to the big company that owned the website I worked for at the time, that we build a new site aimed at the boomer crowd….

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11 unique edible plants for your garden

Part of the joy of gardening is falling in love with the plants you choose to nurture, especially those with a tasty reward. While the traditional carrots and raspberries certainly have their place, you can create a yard full of unique, yummy, and eye-catching produce when you select plants that are a little less traditional. The produce department at your local supermarket might have a few dozen choices, there are actually hundreds of fruits and vegetables that you may have never even heard…

Judge: NY AG Can’t Call ‘Goldman Sachs’ in Exxon Trial

A state judge agreed with Exxon that the New York attorney general’s office hasn’t done enough to lay out an accurate witness list for an upcoming court case. In October of 2018, the New York AG filed suit after a…

Pompeo: Paris Climate Accord ‘Was A Failure’, Do What’s Necessary As Climate Changes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s firmly convinced “the world will be successful” in overcoming any challenges caused by climate change, especially if America fosters a growing economy in which “structural innovators and creative people can go build out…

How Fossil Fuels Saved The Whales

One of the great novels of the 19th century, Moby Dick is a riveting story about the whaler Ahab in pursuit of his great nemesis, a giant white sperm whale. Before the oil era, whale blubber was in high demand…