On December 19 1972, astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the Apollo 17 lunar mission. They were the last people to travel […]
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It is time to give the Russian cosmologist the credit he deserves.
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David Bienenstock has made it his mission to keep the history of cannabis alive.
We've known this virus was coming. We just didn't do anything about it.
According to researchers at Washington State University, the answer is yes.
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