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Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here's What Music Apollo 11 Astronauts Enjoyed for Their Walk on the Moon | Military.com

NASA began equipping astronauts with small Sony TC-50 cassette recorders on the Apollo 7 mission. They used them to play mixtapes.

History | History

See the moon landing as they did 50 years ago

Astronaut Neil Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, when he became the first man to set foot on the moon. Watch the historic Apollo 11 moments as the world witnessed them 50 years ago.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Rum Trip to Havana, Cuba for Rum Lovers

Havana, Cuba has a lot to see in offer. Check out where to go and what to do if you love Rum and only have 24 hours.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Office Star Ellie Kemper Wants to Do a Reunion Episode

While rumors of 'The Office' getting a reboot have been swirling around for years, the outlook on that happening any time soon doesn't look good. But a reunion episode might just be possible.

Miscellaneous | Stuff I Like

The Apollo 11 Landing Site: What's It Like Now? - The Atlantic

The American flag is bleached white. But some of the boot prints could remain undisturbed for tens of thousands of years.

    Science & Technology | Science

    BBC - Apollo in 50 numbers: Time

    Humanity has spent little more than three Earth days exploring the Moon. But that time has given us an extraordinary insight into our nearest celestial neighbour.

    Sports | Cycling

    Black Girls Do Bike: Shifting cycling stereotypes | The Trek Blog | Trek Bikes

    Learn how Monica Garrison, the founder of Black Girls Do Bike, and women of color across the country are challenging cycling's representation problem.

    News | News

    Marines order Duncan Hunter to stop using Corps emblem in campaign

    The California Republican used the Marine Corps emblem in a campaign mailer that tied his Democratic opponent and two Dem congresswomen to terror.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

    Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.

    History | History

    Meet Margaret Hamilton: The Woman Behind the Apollo Project | Mental Floss

    When Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the surface of the Moon in July of 1969, software was a relatively new development. In fact, the Moon mission was one of the first times this kind of engineering was used in such a fundamental way. History was being wri

    Cars & Motorcycles | Sweet Sweet Rides

    Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying

    General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.

    Entertainment | Entertainment News!

    Veronica Mars Returns to Neptune, Seedy and Seductive As Ever

    The Hulu revival leans hard on what made the series great in the first place — including returning stars Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, and Jason Dohring — but avoids succumbing to easy nostalgia.

    Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

    Here Are All the Screw Ups Already in the Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

    The Top Gun: Maverick trailer is here, and while there is such a thing as “suspension of disbelief” and “it’s just a movie” and “you guys are a bunch of jerks ruining nice things that people enjoy,” there are things in it that are WRONG. No

    Family & Parenting | Kids

    Pampers is making a 'smart' diaper. Yes, really

    It's come to this: Babies may soon be wearing Pampers smart diapers.

    Science & Technology | Technology

    Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR | VentureBeat

    If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a reality.

    Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

    2020 Chevy Corvette C8 – Colors, Trims, Options, and Features

    The C8 will come in a dozen colors and six interior schemes, and it'll have options never before seen on a Corvette.

    History | History

    The 12 Men Who Walked on the Moon | Mental Floss

    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history in 1969 when they became the first people to step foot on the Moon. Ten others have followed in their footsteps.

    Entertainment | Entertainment News!

    Stranger Things Producer Weighs In on That Wild Winona Ryder Fan Theory

    Winona Ryder’s role as both a character in 'Stranger Things' and a fixture of the 1980s has given rise to a wild theory—and this week, one of the show's producers addressed it.

    Science & Technology | Science & Space

    Why the Moon landing matters, 50 years later

    We owe our current digital age to the 1960s Space Race. What will today’s Space Race herald for the future?

    Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

    How to Teach Your Dog to Greet Nicely - Whole Dog Journal

    passing by humans and/or dogs without fussing or pulling. Don't expect this to happen without practicing and rewarding your dog for the behavior you want!üThanks to Ally Padgett and Rosi Garcia (above)

    Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

    It Takes More Than Vacation to Cure Day to Day Burnout

    Research shows that the psychological benefits of vacation tend to fade away fast.

    Psychology | Parenting and Kids

    How Mom's Can Model Positive Self-Image to Their Daughters

    Women who denigrate their own looks unwittingly pass negative attitudes on to the next generation of girls.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    Safe Deposit Boxes Aren’t Safe

    When Philip Poniz opened Box 105 at his local Wells Fargo, he discovered it was empty — and that he was totally unprotected by federal law.

    Sports | Sports

    Yankees manager drops multiple F-bombs in ‘savage’ rant against umpire

    Baseball history has seen some epic shouting matches between managers and umpires, but this one was savage.

    Visual Arts | Photography

    In the Mirrorless Age, Here’s an Argument for a DSLR

    Mirrorless cameras might be the future. But there's a reason why most professional photographers still choose to shoot with a DSLR.

    Sports | Cycling

    Tour de France: Huge race tech gallery | Cyclingnews.com

    Tubeless tyres, Team Ineos' Lightweight wheels and custom everything

    News | Human Interest Stories

    'Internet friends' showed up in real life for single mom with sick baby

    Jaiden Cowley, whose daughter was born with a congenital heart defect, was overwhelmed by the "sheer generosity" of strangers.

    Sports | Cycling

    The 2019 Tour de France Photos You Haven’t Seen

    Daily updates: Veteran cycling photographer Chris Auld captures the racing, scenery, and drama of the 2019 Tour.

    History | History

    The Apollo 11 Moon Landing Was A Triumph Of American Exceptionalism

    The character and tenacity needed to win the space race and land on the moon were built on the western frontier and ingrained deep into the American ethos.

    News | News

    Delicious Headline of the Day (But Not If You Are An Israel Hater) | Israellycool

    ...has to be this from The National Interest, an American bimonthly international affairs magazine published by Washington DC-based public policy think tank the Center for the National Interest (founded by Richard Nixon)

    News | The News

    Remains of 22 servicemembers killed 76 years ago in Battle of Tarawa return to US soil - Pacific - Stripes

    The 76-hour Battle of Tarawa cost the lives of about 1,000 U.S. Marines and sailors, many of whom were buried where they fell. Efforts to exhume the graves and identify remains were hampered due to incomplete record keeping and by the alterations to the c

    News | News

    Netanyahu unlikely to bar Ilhan Omar, though law gives him power to do so | The Jerusalem post

    Israel has a law the grants the government authority to ban pro-BDS activists from entering the country. The law has been used sporadically over the past two years.

    Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

    53 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (7-19-2019 to 7-21-2019)

    This weekend in L.A. from Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21 features Delicious Little Tokyo, the Margarita Showdown, Apollo 11 celebrations and screenings, the South Pasadena Arts Crawl, POW! WOW! Long Beach, the return of Smorgasburg LA’s 3rd Annual Ice

    Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

    Guess who was waiting at the Moon for Apollo 11? The Russians

    How the race to the Moon between the United States and the Soviet Union was a race to the very end.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    Disney Calls Heiress’s Pay Criticism a ‘Gross and Unfair Exaggeration’

    Walt Disney’s grandniece Abigail Disney had said she was “livid” about the company’s pay practices after a visit to Disneyland last year.

    Politics | BDS

    Ilhan Omar Is Wrong. Here Is Why Anti-BDS Laws Are Perfectly Constitutional.

    Jew-hater extraordinaire Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) — she of "Jews have dual loyalty" and "support for Israel is only due to monetary interest" fame — is at it again.

    Psychology | Personality

    Research shows that Bystanders Intervene to Help Strangers

    A famous result in psychology says that people fail to intervene when they see people in violent situations, but a review of CCTV footage finds that isn't true

    Science & Technology | Science & Space

    Michael Collins Is the Forgotten Astronaut of Apollo 11. He's Perfectly Fine With That.

    Michael Collins orbited the moon on July 20, 1969, while his colleagues, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on it.

    Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

    Here's a Chart Explaining Anxiety and Solutions

    275 million people worldwide have experienced an anxiety disorder, and millions of others experience anxiety from time to time. Here's how to cope.

    Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

    Here are some concrete methods to help you achieve your goals

    Commitment devices are powerful tools. They can help people quit smoking, lose weight, exercise more, and save money. Here are a few examples of ways to use them to your advantage.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name.

    Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect.

    Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

    Quentin Tarantino Picks 10 Films to See Before ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

    From "Easy Rider" to "The Wrecking Crew," Tarantino singles out some of the 1960 classics that inspired him to make "Hollywood."