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    July 4, 2014

    The Seven Best Patriotic Things About Houston

    It's July 4, Independence Day. A day for Americans to get drunk in the name of patriotism. And in that patriotic spirit, we know every city in the United States is American, but Houston might be most 'Merican of them all. Here's seven reasons why:

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    October 8, 2013

    Gravity Hits NASA: Shutdown as "Nonessential" NASA Turns 55

    Last week was NASA's 55th birthday. However, the folks over at NASA didn't have a giant cake or some crazy party to celebrate 55 years of the space program. Instead, 97 percent of NASA employees were deemed "nonessential," sent home without pay and told to wait and not work until the government fina ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Por Favor, Nanny

    Houston moms help the help.

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    September 16, 2011

    "Tatooine" Discovery: Five Other Times NASA Has Drafted Off Star Wars' Heat

    NASA: If only there was a movie about a two-sun planet....​NASA officials hyped a press conference yesterday about a new discovery via the way they know best: Trot out the Star Wars references. People connected with the movie and SFX gurus Industrial Light & Magic were on the panel to discuss ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    Other Ways NASA Could Have Fixed Their New Moon Rocket

    NASA scientists have finally figured out a way to keep their new moon rocket from shaking astronauts to death: put in some really big springs. As the Associated Press report puts it, the solution is essentially "a space-age version of the rusty springs under old pickup trucks." “It operates a lo ... More >>