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NASA Sends Super-Bacteria to Space Station

Am I the only one who has ever watched a science fiction movie?! NASA, in conjunction with a medical researcher just sent the “antibiotic-resistant superbug” MRSA into space where astronauts will study how it grows and mutates in zero-gravity. I’ll tell you how it grows

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Why Were Election Polls So Wrong?

Earlier this year, the polls in England all but assured that the referendum on leaving the European Union, dubbed “Brexit”, would be defeated. Similarly, almost all U.S. election polls predicted a Hillary Clinton victory in the race for President. Both were staggeringly wrong. Why Polls

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Propane Taxi Review

Once upon a time, everything I ordered online was so that I could get it cheaper. Then, I added in when I couldn’t get things locally. Lately, I’ve started ordering online just because it is easier, or because I keep forgetting. Is Propane Taxi Worth

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The Gig Economy Is Fine for Gigs

Recently, there has been a lot of hand wringing about the so-called Gig Economy. For those of you who don’t know the term, the concept of the gig economy is businesses and labor that operate on a per gig, that is per single transaction, basis.

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What Is A 3-Alarm Fire

I did some research for an article recently that was kind of interesting. The definition of a three-alarm fire, or the definition of a 3-alarm fire, is not set thing across all fire departments.  The term three-alarm fire simply means that 3 different sets of

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Colorado Express Lane Transponder Free – Sort Of

Not long ago, I, like many other Coloradoans, bit the bullet, and ponied up $35 for a “switchable transponder,” so that I could use the express lanes for free while carpooling. Wait. That probably doesn’t make too much sense. Let’s back up. Free, But You