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More Reasons You Should Come and ‘Putt Fore Life’ with St. Jude at Midget Links

Just in case raising money to help fight (and destroy) childhood cancer wasn't reason enough...here are a few more reasons why you need to come out this Friday night at 6p and "Putt Fore Life" with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Cockroaches Ready to Save Human Lives!

We think of these little, fast running animals as disgusting, gross germ-carrying bugs, but now they're being elevated to a service that can help save human lives.  Scientists at North Carolina State University have (reportedly) created an electronic backpack that a roach can wear.  Why would anyone want to develop a cockroach backpack? 

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Get Your Tickets Today to See Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy!

Take a walk on the wild side with Jeff Musial and his exotic friends! From kangaroos to a baby spider monkey and reptiles galore get ready for an unforgettable experience. As seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and many appearances on The Today Show, iCarly, VH1 Big Morning Buzz and more, Jeff is the go-to for educational entertainment!

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Believe It or Not, Electroshock Therapy Making a Comeback for Alzheimer’s Patients

Remember the (good?) old days when electricity was used for treating all sorts of behavioral disorders?  Eventually most of us came to think of that sort of "treatment" as cruel and barbaric, but now electricity is once again being used for treatment of Alzheimer's and similar dementias.  "Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present the 'brain pacemaker.'"

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Natural Gas Energy in Alaskan Ice

Believe it or not!  The U.S. Department of Energy has declared that within the Alaskan ice are pockets of methane hydrate that looks like ice but isn't. The methane hydrate is the main ingredient of natural gas and burns like a candle if its molecules are warmed enough.  Already 1 million cubic feet of methane has been produced. 

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The Milk Man and the Good Old Days

Ahhh, the good old days...they were just so...good!  As a kid, I remember walking out onto the front porch and picking up the milk bottle after the milk man had dropped it off.  Yes, the milkman!  Remember those days?  Remember opening the milk bottle and scooping off the top layer of cream?

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‘Our Teenager Is an Idiot’ Craigslist Ad Is Parenting Brilliance

One set of parents in Shreveport, Louisiana, is winning the Internet today with a Craigslist posting to sell a vehicle they had promised their son once he graduated from high school.

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The Smell of Rotten Eggs: Will It Make You Live Longer?

No, rotten eggs won't make you live longer.  I would never recommend eating one, either.  It's just the smell of rotten eggs, the gas hydrogen sulfide, that may provide you with more years to live.  How's that?  Hydrogen sulfide may activate a gene inside your body's cells that are connected to longevity.

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Former Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Dallas Clark to Announce Retirement

After an 11 year career, tight end Dallas Clark will retire as a member of the team that drafted him in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

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Ryan and Kat Learn Proper Gun Safety with the Evansville Police Department [VIDEO]

After accepting an invite from the Evansville Police Department's weapons instructor, Chuck Knoll, Kat Mykals and I went to the depths of Warrick County to learn proper gun safety and shooting technique. Watch out bad guys (and cardboard targets)!

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