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Nuts & Bolts: The Skinny on Your Favorite Cocktail Treats

PECANS The All-American Nut (Image credit: Flickr user Mevrouw Cupcake) With more than 80% of the world’s output produced in the United States, pecans have been an American favorite since the days of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (both of whom grew them in their gardens). The nuts even helped fight communism during the Space Race! Apollo [...]

Moon Conspiracy Theories (Not That One)

While we are all familiar with the conspiracy theory that the Apollo moon landings were faked, here are a few moon conspiracies that you may not have known. Some of these are more far out there then faking a moon landing (or are they?) What is your favorite moon conspiracy theory? In their book “Dark Mission: [...]

Apollo’s Most Controversial Mission

Just as when you board an airplane and aren’t allowed to bring certain items like liquids and guns on board, the Apollo astronauts flying to the moon were restricted on what items they could bring as well. Well just like that extra large tube of toothpaste, 40 years ago a few of the Apollo crew [...]

The Skinny on Your Favorite Cocktail Treats

1. Pecans: The All-American Nut With more than 80 percent of the world’s output produced in the United States, pecans have been an American favorite since the days of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (both of whom grew them in their gardens). The nuts even helped fight Communism during the Space Race! Apollo astronauts regularly munched [...]

Museum moon rock is a fake

A piece of moon rock featured in the Dutch national museum that was supposedly retrieved from the moon by the Apollo astronauts and donated after …