Can You Sneeze In Space?


“Although George Clooney or Sandra Bullock didn’t sneeze in the movie ‘Gravity,’ real astronauts do. They also cough and blow their noses. Frank Borman in Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, vomited and had diarrhea. All of these lovely events might happen in the cozy confines of a spaceship or out on a spacewalk with a helmet on. The things that make an astronaut sneeze in space are the same things that make all of us sneeze on Earth. Ready to find out what they are?” w/ photos

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Russia Sues McDonald’s Over Too Many Calories


Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald’s startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company’s now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products. The Russian consumer protection agency said Friday it is taking the company to court for selling foods that contain more fats and carbohydrates than are allowed by national regulations. McDonald’s did not immediately reply to a request for comment. The suit comes amid especially high tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis; the United States has slapped an array of sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine for allegedly supporting separatist rebels who are fighting in eastern Ukraine.” w/ photos

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Jurassic Goat

“I Imagine That These goats are paying tribute to Their brethren who lost was [spoilers] killed by the T-Rex.” — George Marquis

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How To Make A Garden Sprinkler

“Need to water your garden? Make this simple garden water sprinkler. Works great and it’s a fun way to recycle a plastic bottle.” — DaveHax

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The E-Vent


Replace your out-of-date manual vents with E-Vents. The affordable home-automation solution that increases your comfort & saves energy… Traditional heating and cooling systems have failed to regulate a houses’ environment because of their inability to control the temperature of the individual rooms. E-Vents easily replace traditional floor or ceiling vents, are self-contained and do not require any special tools to install. Once installed and programmed, E-Vents will increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling systems by managing air flow thoughout your house.” w/ photos + video

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Top 10 Diets That Just Don’t Work


“We realize that losing weight may be the only goal of these diets for many people. Nevertheless, many of these diets simply don’t work for an extended period of time. When we say “work,” we mean losing the pounds slowly and methodically and being able to maintain your ideal weight without relying on excessive calorie restriction, complicated menus, expensive pills or dramatic food limitations. It means finding a lifestyle change that you can embrace. If you’re one of the many people in search of more information on the do’s and don’ts of dieting, read on to learn about 10 diets that don’t work and why.” w/ photos

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