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10 Crazy Facts from Outer Space

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Goodnight Moon

The moon is slowly drifting away from the Earth at a rate of 3.8cm per year. This also affects the Earth’s rotation, which slows by a nearly indetectable 2 milliseconds every 100 years.

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Make it Rain

Water isn’t exactly the first thing you’d expect to find in the deep and cold vacuum of space, but a massive cloud of water vapor actually exists that contains 140 times the mass of Earth’s oceans! Approxmately 10 billion light years from Earth, a quasar is actually emitting this water vapor rather than sucking it in.

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10 Crazy Facts from Outer Space

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Goodnight Moon

The moon is slowly drifting away from the Earth at a rate of 3.8cm per year. This also affects the Earth’s rotation, which slows by a nearly indetectable 2 milliseconds every 100 years.

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Make it Rain

Water isn’t exactly the first thing you’d expect to find in the deep and cold vacuum of space, but a massive cloud of water vapor actually exists that contains 140 times the mass of Earth’s oceans! Approxmately 10 billion light years from Earth, a quasar is actually emitting this water vapor rather than sucking it in.

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Junk Foods That Are Good for You

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Chocolate

Because it is high in fat and sugar, chocolate tends to be automatically lumped in with other junk foods. However, dark chocolate is rich in flavonoids, which are great for your heart and cardiovascular system.

Try to limit consumption to 100 grams or less of plain dark chocolate, containing at least 60 percent cocoa, per day. The milk and white varieties don’t have the same health benefits.

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Popcorn

It’s no wonder that popcorn is thought of as a junk food, considering that most of us eat this puffy white food drenched in butter and salt at the movie theater. Popcorn is actually a whole grain that has lots offiber, as well as polyphenols and antioxidants that prevent cell damage and may fight disease.

Popcorn can be part of a healthy diet when consumed in moderation, with only a little oil or butter added.

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10 Things a Woman Carries with Her

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Makeup Bag

If the purse is big enough, some women choose to carry their makeup with them. It’s a convenient place to store all of those Cover Girl and Clinique products, and allows them be prepared for touch-ups at any moment!

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Hand Sanitizer

When you can’t get to the bathroom to wash your hands, a hand sanitizer, like Purell, comes in handy.

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10 New Uses for Everyday Household Items

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Use Ice Cube Trays to Store Jewelry

These days, most refrigerators have built-in ice makers, so you might have a few ice trays lying around the kitchen. Put them to use by storing rings and earrings in the compartments!

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Use Toothpaste to Eliminate Water Stains

If you have water spots on your wooden coffee table, dab a small amount of toothpaste on it, let it dry, then wipe away. The stain will fade away with the toothpaste.

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15 More Celebrities Who Could Be Time Travelers

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Jennifer Lawrence

It looks like Jennifer Lawrence was a popular actress long before we thought! She time traveled back to the 60s and 70s and posed as Egyptian actress Zubaida Tharwat long before she made waves on The Hunger Games.

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Mark Zuckerberg

It seems like conquering the internet by inventing Facebook wasn’t enough for Mark Zuckerberg. He also had to travel back in time and become King of Spain.

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10 New Uses for Everyday Household Items

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Use Ice Cube Trays to Store Jewelry

These days, most refrigerators have built-in ice makers, so you might have a few ice trays lying around the kitchen. Put them to use by storing rings and earrings in the compartments!

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Use Toothpaste to Eliminate Water Stains

If you have water spots on your wooden coffee table, dab a small amount of toothpaste on it, let it dry, then wipe away. The stain will fade away with the toothpaste.

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What Are Some Tips for Getting Flat Abs?

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Cardio and More Cardio

If you thought you could avoid the gym and get flat abs, stop dreaming. The single best solution for reducing belly fat is lots and lots of cardio. It’s impossible to target fat in only one portion of the body, soactivities like running, biking, and swimming are your best bet for dropping weight. Belly fat are also some of the last pounds to drop for most people, so don’t get discouraged and just keep that heart pumping.

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Reduce Stress

Studies have shown that high levels of stress tend to increase the amount of fat gained around the midsection. If you’re constantly stressing out or just don’t get enough sleep, you’re basically asking for a big belly. Rest and relaxation are extremely important elements of weight loss, so make sure you’re not overworking yourself. If your stress levels are really high, try playing a sport or doing some vigorous exercise to calm your nerves.

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What Are the Best Pets for Your Zodiac Sign?

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Aries (March 21 - April 20)

The active Aries needs a pet that can be active with them, and a dog is just the animal for the job. A Jack Russel Terrier is a great, energetic breed for this sign. Other good pets for an Aries are birds, such as Cockatoos.

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Gemini (May 22 - June 21)

Gemini is the sign of the twins, so it isn’t a surprise that they often like to have pets in pairs. A good choice for the sociable Gemini would be a talking parrot, an intelligent dog (like a German shepherd) or a small dog that can be taken anywhere (like a Chihuahua).

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What’s the Best Car for Your Zodiac Sign?

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Taurus (April 21 - May 21)

A Tauran tends to like comfort and luxury, but they are also practical. Cars that mix both of these qualities are:

  • Land Rover
  • Chrysler 200
  • Ford Fusion
  • Toyota Prius
  • Lexus Hybrid
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Subaru Forester
  • Ford Taurus
  • Volkswagen Beetle

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Gemini (May 22 - June 21)

Geminis tend to be very social, so they need a reliable car for all of their travels that is still fun like them. Good cars for a Gemini are:

  • Mini Cooper
  • Mercedes SUV
  • Jaguar XJ
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Volkswagen Eos
  • Mercury
  • Scooter

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