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Satellite by Nick Lake

Satellite by Nick Lake. October 3, 2017. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 464 p. ISBN: 9781524713546.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 700. 672 more words

Fiction

Visit to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Was So Much Fun

“For the eyes of the world now look into space, to the moon and to the planets beyond, and we have vowed that we shall not see it governed by a hostile flag of conquest, but by a banner of freedom and peace,” John F Kennedy…

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Florida

Just like love, space can be hard on the heart

(Source: www.theverge.com)

Ah, Valentine’s Day — a holiday that can certainly take its toll on the human heart. But there’s some small solace for those whose hearts are aching instead of humming today: at least you’re not in space. 677 more words

Technology

"The dice of Zeus always fall luckily"*...

Whether at a casino playing craps or engaging with family in a simple board game at home, rolling the dice introduces a bit of chance or “luck” into every game.

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Glass Heads

Forty watt glass-headed rabbits dotting the hillsides by night, apparently nibbling on grass, but electrocuting hapless foxes and foolish owls, then recharging by devouring their charred remains. 223 more words

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