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  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Do You Care About Climate Change? Three Ways to Make a Difference Through Food

    While there has been a long-term so-called debate about the potential effects (and actual existence) of climate change, a report released by NASA last week shows that the ice is melting in Antarctica and there's nothing we can do to stop it. (Fox News still seems to be denying science.) According ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Five People You Don't Want to Smoke With on 4/20

    Well, America, the holiday is upon us: 4/20, the day they invented marijuana. Or something like that. Anyway, as you probably know, a lot of people are going to be reaching for the bong on Sunday. If you're planning to be among them, remember to choose your drug buddies carefully. Sticking yoursel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    NASA to Launch $172 Million Orbiter to Study the Sun

    All of the aerospace experts in the world cannot find a missing jetliner here on Earth, but the sun? That's big. We can find it! Yesterday, NASA announced it had chosen a company -- United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colo. -- to handle the launch of a solar orbiter that will study the sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Keystone XL Pipeline Protests Throughout South Florida Tonight

    The release last Friday of a State Department study that some have read as a green light for the Keystone XL pipeline has sent those opposed to the project into overdrive. A nationwide protest against the pipeline has been set for tonight, with local demonstrations in four South Florida counties. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Beyoncé Pisses Off NASA and Christians During Her Week in Florida

    "Yes! It's so crazy right now! Most incredibly, it's ya girl, Bee!" "Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no" Beyoncé definitely so crazy right now. On the heels of her touching controversial "tribute" to the Shuttle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    NASA Will Pay You $5,000 for Lying in a Bed

    You sit around all day playing Candy Crush and bitching on Twitter about how Facebook sucks, so why not get paid a crapload of money while doing that? NASA is recruiting volunteers to lie in bed for 70 days to research the effects of microgravity on the human body. Volunteers will be able to have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    LeBron James' Pregame Dunk May Have Altered Reality

    The Daily Look At This! is our daily video and/or gif of the day. As he did just a few nights ago, LeBron James decided to fool around during Heat pregame warmups before their game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night, and he threw down another filthy Sledgehammer of the Gods-style dunk. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    SpaceX: Kiss Florida's Place in the Space Race Good-bye! Spend $16 Million Making the Place a Theme Park.

    SpaceX, the California company that plans to help NASA and perhaps become the world leader in space travel, announced yesterday in Washington that it would send a man to space by 2015.The firm will send one of its own employees. Last year, it was the number one private firm to send an unmanned craft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    International Space Station Visible Over South Florida for Six Minutes Today

    Start off the new year right by nerding out and impressing your friends today at 6:03 p.m., when the International Space Station will be visible over South Florida for about six minutes. Yes, the station is visible to the naked eye as it cruises 200 miles above the Earth. NASA says it's the brightes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    12-12-12 Deals: South Florida Food and Drink Specials

    Oh, hey. Did you realize that Wednesday -- 12-12-12 -- is the last repeating date for another hundred years? What's that you say? You've heard that about 12 times already today, just from your cubicle mates? (Of course, if you consider February 2, 2022 to be repetition, the whole point is moot.) We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Paul Ryan Says Romney Presidency Will Rebuild NASA Without More Funding

    Paul Ryan was in Florida over the weekend and revealed that Obama has ruined space exploration, just like he's ruined everything else. And so Ryan announced bold new changes that he and Mittington will implement to get NASA back on track -- because America is the greatest nation in all of outer spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Sally Ride Dead of Pancreatic Cancer at 61

    Former astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died of cancer today at the age of 61, according to her organization's website, which has since crashed.Born in Los Angeles, Ride earned multiple degrees in physics and English from Stanford in the late '70s, which is also when she repl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Sally Ride Dead of Pancreatic Cancer at 61

    Former astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died of cancer today at the age of 61, according to her organization's website, which has since crashed.Born in Los Angeles, Ride earned multiple degrees in physics and English from Stanford in the late '70s, which is also when she repl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    Leap Second to Be Added Today; Will Florida Resist?

    In yet another example of gross government overreach and excessive bureaucratic regulation, officials have announced that today, June 30, will be one second longer than a normal Earth day. At 11:59:59 p.m. tonight, the officially recognized time will receive an extra second before rolling over to mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The List: 10 Summer Beers to Dive Into This Season

    Recently, I made mistake of claiming that "summer is here" only to be corrected by my know-it-all well-intentioned co-worker, "Well actually, this year summer doesn't officially begin until June 20th" to which I replied, " Sierra Nevada's Summerfest Ale is out; thus, summer is here".  You see, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012
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    May 3, 2012
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    February 22, 2012

    Foodies Needed for Mission to Mars (Sort Of)

    ​The world is apparently divided into two types of people -- those who wanted to be astronauts when they grew up and everyone else. In case you think your dreams of being part of a rocket to Mars have been dashed by cuts in the space program (and your inability to pass a NASA drug test), think aga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Rick Scott Announces Boeing Creating 550 Jobs, Fails to Mention it Depends on NASA Funding

    thecomedynews.com​Gov. Rick Scott was happy to announce yesterday that Boeing is creating 550 jobs in Florida by 2015 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.Aside from the fact that 500 jobs in four years doesn't quite offset the few thousand people laid off after the space shuttle progr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    FYI, Florida Is on Fire

    nmsu.eduFire. Everywhere.​If you're standing idly in Florida right now, you have a 1.17 percent chance of being on fire.That would be due to the fact that as of this morning, there are 380 active wildfires across the state, covering 405,461 acres.We've also got a handy map from the Florida Divisio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Cocaine at NASA!

    ​A week ago Monday, an observant worker at Kennedy Space Center noticed some unusual white powder laying about. (Where, exactly, we haven't been told.) The worker alerted the proper authorities, the substance was tested, and whaddaya know? It was coke! A hefty 4.2 grams of the stuff. I don't know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Is Global Warming to Blame for Florida's Cold Weather?

    The Juice: Now frozen!​There's a serious disconnect in how we Americans think about weather. On the one hand, we love crazy weather stories and the intense, irrational panic they cause. On the other hand, we're absolutely unwilling to consider that those extreme weather patterns are a result of ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Q&A: Larry "Sprinklesman" Bach of Sprinkles Custom Cakes

    Larry Bach ​I recently came across a cupcake that is not eaten in the normal fashion. Instead of peeling off the paper wrapping and getting crumbs all over the place, Larry Bach invented a way to eat cupcakes without all the mess.  Named Cake Shooters, they come packaged inside a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Happy Hour at Duffy's Sports Grill in Fort Lauderdale: WarGames

    Photo by Pat Rothblatt​The place: Duffy's Sports Grill, 1804 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-713-6363. The hours: 4 p.m. to close every day. The deal: Everything is two-for-one (excluding shots, pitchers, and buckets of beer). The digs: Duffy's is the latest level in the ever-escalatin ... More >>

  • News

    May 20, 2010
  • Music

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    GlobeTel Sanswire Will Protect America With Its Luck Dragon

    Falcor may soon be the last line of defense in the War Against TerrorGlobeTel is a Pembroke Pines company that first appeared on the local radar a few years ago, when it was promising to fill South Florida airspace with sci-fi machines called "stratellites" -- a clunky combination of a light airship ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Are Slow Boats Bigger Threat for Grazing Sea Cows?

    Guess what, boaters? A researcher at Florida Atlantic University says that motoring slowly through designated manatee protection habitats may put the meandering sea cows at greater risk of getting hacked up by your boat's motor. Says Dr. Edmund Gerstein, the univer ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008
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    February 14, 2008
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    January 31, 2008
  • Film

    October 18, 2007

    Reach, Moonwalker!

    Astronauts are just ordinary people with an infinite perspective

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    Rocket Men

    Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2007

    Between The Lines

    Armadillo Man -- In today' s Sun-Sentinel Michael Mayo writes about a regular breakfast gathering of Hollywood cops who are mourning the recent department scandal. A couple of things I didn't know about the ringleader cop in the scandal, Kevin Companion, who is alleged to have run a protection rack ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Beam Me Up

    A Pembroke Pines company wants to flood the country with invisible beams from high-flying blimps. Want to invest?

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
  • News

    March 31, 2005

    I, Robot

    Build it and it will lift and block. Or it will die.

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2004
  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Oh My Stars!

    A night for the cosmically challenged

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Space Probe Cross

    Scientists fear tepid response when aliens encounter Christopher Cross

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Whip It On and On

    Danish duo the Raveonettes are one with the cosmos

  • Culture

    February 13, 2003

    The Bleeding Edge

    A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults

  • Dining

    August 8, 2002

    Baby Elephant Steps

    A blithe ignorance of some restaurant-biz basics keeps Galanga from living large

  • Culture

    June 13, 2002

    Shutter to Think

    María Martínez-Cañas takes a heady, unique approach to photography

  • Culture

    September 13, 2001

    A Space Oddity

    Kyle Barnette's show in Hollywood doesn't compare to the silver screen

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    The Orb

    Cydonia (MCA)

  • Goods and Services

    May 17, 2001
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    May 20, 1999
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    July 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 16 - 22, 1998

  • Film

    July 2, 1998
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