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Things to Think About: The 141st Kentucky Derby

When horses and the jockey line up for the 141st Kentucky Derby this Saturday, all of the attention will be focused on the animals, the pageantry, and the history of the race. Few people will appreciate the man-power and equipment spent getting the one-mile dirt oval prepared or the effort required to get a horse to […]

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Add a Magnetic Sweeper to Your Disaster Response Kit

First the good: According to a study in the October 2014 Journal Science, the number of days with at least one (E)F1+ tornado in the U.S. has fallen from an average of 150 days in the early 1970s to around 100 days in the first decade of the 21st century.

Now the bad: the same researchers […]

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How an 11-Year Old Wisconsin Boy Became Magnetic

Jonah Cooperman is like any other 11-year old Milwaukie boy. He likes Minecraft. He likes to ride his bike. And he loves the comic book hero Ironman.

He loves Ironman so much in fact that he decided the best way to show his appreciation was to try and turn himself into iron.

Jonah is also gullible however, […]

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