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2516 days ago

Love the sun as I love tans and hot weather oh and daylight daylight is good :D

So thank you sun for being sunny :D

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2734 days ago

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2734 days ago

If I remember right, that Ford dude from Hitchhiker's Guide is from somewhere around here...

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2735 days ago

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3150 days ago

Well since I am a cancer I have to be on my side no matter what but with that said I do have to say that we do tend to be overly emotional sometimes but it also depends on the person that we are dealing with at the time. My boyfriend is a gemini and to be honest I have started to date other people because he just doesn't consider my feeling.... its safe to say that we just aren't compatiable he always thinks he's right and thinks I'm being anti social when I choose to not be social. He critisizes me and talks to me like I know nothing.... at first it was perfect but now I can't talk on the phone without us arguing about the most stupid things. The signs I have been successful with how ever would be capricorn virgo scorpio and piseces. Aries they just are too insecure and clingy. Cancer doesn't need anyone to be clingy towards her she likes somebody who is the complete opposite but somebody who is affectionate. We make great cooks and drinking partners we love our homes not so much the club (unless we are drunk) lounges yes because its a laid back enviroment. We are driven when we want something. And our weight goes up and down unless we keep a stead workout everyday.... even then we still have trouble with our stomach fat area. Lol we hate arguing and fights but if you make us angry enough we will.... we haves the worst tempers out of all the zodiac signs. Almost border line psycho when angry. we sometimes have bad skin like ezxama. In the bedroom we are very freaky and passionate we will do anything to please our lovers..... anything. We have a high sex drive and can turn into nympos.

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3396 days ago

Boötes is a rather obscure Northern constellation, meaning ox-driver (literally), herdsman, or plowman. What is significant about this constellation is that Arcturus, the third (some insist it's the forth) brightest star in the night skies, after Sirius and Canopus (and Alpha Centauri?), can be found here...and it has quite the amazing history with Earth. This can win you a bet.

What is the only star used to light-up a World's Fair?

Arcturus is nearly 40 light years from Earth. In 1893, Chicago hosted a World's Fair. Forty years later, they hosted another: the "A Century of Progress International Exposition". (Someone thought it was cool that the light arriving at the '33 World's Fair had left the star at approximately the same time as the '93 World's Fair.) Some time in between, the Elgin National Watch Company (or so I was told) devised photo electronic cells that gathered light from Arcturus at various observatories, which was sent to Chicago and transformed into the electricity which was used to power-on the lights at the Fair! And just in the nick of time, as this Red Giant (approx 25 times larger than our Sun) is at the relative end of its life, having ceased fusion of hydrogen in its core and will fade from view in around 500,000 years.

In astronomical terms, that was a close call.

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3529 days ago

The uniqueness of The Earth is not something most people think much about. But they should. While many are hunting the Solar System looking for life, in distant galaxies there are problems that abound. Consider:

(1) The Earth has just the correct orbit to support life. Many other planets not only are too hot, too cold, have poisonous gas atmospheres, but even the axis of the Earth that allows for the proper symbiotic relationship with The Moon is essential for life as we know it.

(2)Far more than just water is needed for life. Certain types of Elliptical orbits are also a problem for many planets in far away galaxies as well making some overly cold then overly hot. If Earth at 93 million miles from The Sun were only one percent closer or farther from The Sun life as we know it would cease to be. TV Newscasters like to give the impression that as long as water is available, life can begin, but things are not that simplistic in reality due to factors such as those cited above and many others.

(3) Mars, often cited as the planet most Earth like, yet here too are huge problems as well with flattened poles at the North and South Pole. Mars is also incredibly dry and has been the last 3,700,000,000 years.

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3634 days ago

Obama warned the N. Koreans that if they fired that missile, there would be "dire consequences".
They fired the missile anyway.
Obama ran to the U.N. and told on them.
Problem solved.

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3816 days ago

yummy!!!

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3967 days ago

Are we still calling it a planet?

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