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by Melanie, Editor in Chief

Round-up? We’ve got your round-up right here… . Here’s your weekly dose of scientific tidbits to help you impress your friends, family, and that guy down the hall at work who has the best beard you’ve ever seen: 1,552 more words

News

SpaceX Delays Space Station Delivery Until Jan.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery.

On Thursday, the SpaceX company announced it was delaying this week’s planned launch of an unmanned supply capsule until January. 224 more words

News

Happy Hour: Eggnog and a very Merry Christmas

The most wonderful time of the year is almost upon us and although I’m sure you will all have your own good news stories which are keeping your heart glowing – tales of thoughtful gifts and random acts of kindness in the festive spirit – but there are plenty of positive stories in national news too. 449 more words

ISS that a shooting star I see?

Ever looked up at the night sky and noticed lights that seem to move? Ever wondered what they might be?

Flickering, flashing and moving fairly fast? 346 more words

Things To See And Do

Sweet Dreams: Bedding by Snurk

My princess doesn’t really want to fall asleep in a duvet silkscreened with a ballgown, but if this duvet cover came any bigger, I’d snooze in it every night. 68 more words

Kids

The Lost Journey of the Stalwart

They were cold, but they would suffocate before hypothermia set in. It had been a terrifying notion at first, but they gradually came around to the idea that there was nothing to be done and so there was no reason to keep panicking about it. 1,145 more words

Fiction

My Advent calendar: Jingle Bells in space.

It seems that you just can’t escape Christmas, even in space. Here’s a busy elf on The International Space Station..

The current crew of six, include four guys and two girls. 298 more words

Thoughtful