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Look East in April 2014 - take a simple slide to the World’s Fair Star and bump into Mars as a bonus!

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Arcturus isn’t universally known as the “World’s Fair Star,”  but  it should be.  Its light bridged two World’s Fairs, making an astronomical link between the one in 1893  and a second in 1933 – both held in Chicago.   1,362 more words

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PHOTOS: One Very Hungry Snake Eats a Crocodile

A snake has been caught wrestling, then devouring, a crocodile in Lake Moondarra in the Australian state of Queensland, the BBC reports. Author Tiffany Corlis, who took photos of the scene, … 116 more words

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WATCH: Snake Found in Starbucks Toilet

A San Antonio man visiting a Starbucks got more than just coffee when he went to its bathroom and discovered a snake in the toilet. Bruce Ahlswede came across the critter and alerted a store employee. 67 more words

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The Two-Headed Turtle at the San Antonio Zoo

If two heads are better than one, then San Antonio’s newest amphibian is the best animal in the zoo. The emerald green turtle, which arrived on June 18 and went on display Tuesday, has two noggins conjoined near the neck. 181 more words

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Look East in April 2013 - take a simple slide to the World’s Fair Star!

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Arcturus isn’t universally known as the “World’s Fair Star,”  but  it should be.  Its light bridged two World’s Fairs, making an astronomical link between the one in 1893  and a second in 1933 – both held in Chicago.   1,251 more words

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Look East in April 2012 - take a simple slide to the World’s Fair Star and continue on to Saturn!

Arcturus isn’t universally known as the “World’s Fair Star,”  but  it should be.  Its light bridged two World’s Fairs, making a physical link between the one in 1893  and a second in 1933 – both held in Chicago.   1,346 more words

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Burmese Python Ingests 76-Pound Adult Deer

Last Thursday, work crews in Miami-Dade County, Fla. discovered a 16-foot Burmese python in the process of digesting a fully-grown deer on a tree island in the Everglades. 167 more words

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