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´BlackHoleCam´ To Capture First Image of Black Hole

December 19, 2013 10:19 am

European scientists are looking to snap the first picture of a black hole. The Milky Way is theoretically centered by a massive black hole and the BlackHoleCam is going to try and get the first image of it's event horizon, the point of no return. Europe is also launching a billion dollar telescope to map […]

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´Blackholecam´ to capture first image of black holeole

December 19, 2013 10:18 am

European scientists are looking to snap the first picture of a black hole. The Milky Way is theoretically centered by a massive black hole and the BlackHoleCam is going to try and get the first image of it's event horizon, the point of no return. Europe is also launching a billion dollar telescope to map […]

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Young art collector wins $1 million Picasso raffled for $140ed For $140

December 19, 2013 10:18 am

The 25-year-old man who won Picasso's 1914 "Man With Opera Hat" drawing said he simply wanted something for his living room.

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Aluminum Christmas Trees Back in Spotlight

December 19, 2013 9:56 am

Evergleam aluminum trees are getting new respect, despite not being produced since the 1970s. Some are fetching over $1,000 on eBay. (Dec. 19)

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Will E-Cigarettes Be Banned In Big Apple?

December 19, 2013 9:40 am

The New York City Council on Thursday will vote on a bill that would add electronic cigarettes to the city's strict smoking ban, in the latest of many anti-tobacco measures signed by outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg's detractors have derided him for trying to impose a "nanny state" in America's largest city, pointing to his […]

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Marine Killed In Fatal Skydiving Accident During Dream Vacation

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

A couple’s dream vacation, given away on The Ellen Degeneres Show, came to a tragic end after a fatal skydiving accident.

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Russia and Ukraine Defend Pact

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

It's nearly a month now. Almost four weeks of daily protests against Ukraine's decision to back away from ties with Europe – in favour of a deal with Russia. Timely, then, that the leaders of both countries set out their positions. President Putin went first. Russia, he said, acted to help a brother nation in […]

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Rodman in North Korea for Fun, Not to Talk Politics

December 19, 2013 9:39 am

Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday, almost a week after Kim Jong Un executed his uncle. Speaking to Reuters at his hotel in Beijing before heading to the airport, Rodman said he was simply going to visit his friend Kim Jong Un, and to coach basketball.

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One person injured in Livermore school bus crash

December 19, 2013 9:31 am

One person suffered minor injuries after a school bus with eight children on board was involved in a crash with two other cars in Livermore Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The crash was reported shortly before 7:55 a.m. near Murrieta and Stanley boulevards. One person in one of the cars suffered minor […]

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School bus with eight children on board involved in crash

December 19, 2013 9:31 am

One person suffered minor injuries after a school bus with eight children on board was involved in a crash with two other cars in Livermore Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The crash was reported shortly before 7:55 a.m. near Murrieta and Stanley boulevards. One person in one of the cars suffered minor […]

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