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Weird New Age Website Is Confused About ‘End of Time’

So, I Googled 12-12-12. I got all sorts of things, including a math problem. Yep, 12-12-12 = -12. Well, I kinda figured that. See, I wanted to find out what's happening on this rarest of occasions. It only happens once a century, after all.

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Category: History, Humor, What's New
YouTube/Dreamworks
YouTube/Dreamworks
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‘Lincoln’ Lives Through Daniel Day-Lewis in Terrific New Spielberg Film [VIDEO]

Abraham Lincoln drove people crazy.  And, at the same time, he was so compelling a figure, you couldn't stay away. There wasn't an occasion for which Lincoln didn't have a corresponding story from his past. He was almost like the legendary TV detective Lieutenant Columbo--a very simple man with simple ways who was utterly brilliant and always had all the solutions.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Dave Goes Nostalgic with Vintage Donkey Kong Machine [VIDEO]

While browsing through Tech 1 Connect in Beaver Dam during my live broadcast Wednesday afternoon, I wandered into the back room and discovered a blast from my past.

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Category: History, Videos, What's New
TheDamnMushroom/Flickr Creative Commons
TheDamnMushroom/Flickr Creative Commons
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A Blast at the Time, Banned Toys Really Don’t Make Sense Now

Remember lawn darts? Well, you'd have to have a decent enough memory to do so since they've been considered contraband ever since the discontinuation of their manufacture in 1988.

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Category: Health, History, What's New
www.pioneers.grinnell.edu
www.pioneers.grinnell.edu
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NCAA Basketball Single Game Scoring Record Shattered

Via ESPN, Grinnell College's Jack Taylor shattered the NCAA scoring record (regardless of level) Tuesday night against Faith Baptist Bible College. The previous mark was 113 points by Clarence "Bevo" Fransic of Rio Grande in 1954. Just how many points did Taylor rack up?!?

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Category: History, Sports
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Pop Culture Geek/Flickr Creative Commons
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Has Your Favorite Toy Made the Hall of Fame?

In that Glen Campbell/Steve Wariner Mother's Day standard "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle," they sing, "They're oughta be a hall of fame for mamas." Well, long before its inception in 1998, I said they're oughta be a hall of fame for toys.

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Category: History, News, What's New
YouTube/Warner Bros.
YouTube/Warner Bros.
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‘Argo’ a Thrilling Account of Iran Hostage Crisis [VIDEO]

I've never been much of a fan of Ben Affleck as an actor, but I'll take all he can give as a director after seeing his new thriller, Argo, which details the rescue of six Americans with the help of the Canadian Embassy during the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980.

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Category: History, Movies, What's New
Youtube
Youtube
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Owensboro on Youtube: Armory Demolition Begins [VIDEO]

It's the beginning of the end of an era. The Owensboro National Guard Armory on Parrish Avenue will soon be no more.

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Google
Google
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Good Lord, I’m Older Than Star Trek

Gee thanks, Google! Now, I feel old. I have no idea how many times I've said certain parts of our popular culture have been around my entire life--Cher's career, the Ford Mustang, Star Trek. Well, I was wrong on that last one.

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Youtube
Youtube
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Neil Armstrong, a Great American Hero, Dead at 82 [VIDEO]

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

It's one of the most famous quotes of all time. And the American legend, the great American hero, who said it has passed away at the age of 82.

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Stadium Auction Reminds Me of a Day That Had Me Quaking in My Boots

They swung the gavel, and anything that wasn't nailed down was available for auction at Roberts Stadium today. It's gonna be sad to see it eventually go.

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City of Livermore info
City of Livermore info
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The City Of Livermore’s DemiSemiSeptCentennial Activites July 4th-7th

What is a "DemiSemiSeptCentennial"? The City of Livemore is celebrating its 175th anniversary with a a huge slate of events beginning July 4th.

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