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Not-So-Famous Firsts: Tornado Edition

Tornado Season 2011 has begun in the extreme – as of May 23, Mother Nature had unleashed a whopping 1,151 twisters in the U.S., more than double the 506 that had touched ground by this same time in 2010. “Sudden Gust” It is believed that a journal entry made by Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Animals in Space

1. Laika. You might have heard of little Laika, the first animal to enter the final frontier. Not much was known about space at the time – we weren’t even sure if humans could withstand entry beyond a certain point. So poor Laika the 11-pound stray dog was sent to test that out aboard Sputnik [...]