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Phoenix Buried by Fourth Dust Storm this Summer [VIDEO]

Phoenix dust storm 81811 (YouTube)

The Wyoming winds kick up a lot of dust, but they're nothing compared to the haboobs Phoenix has had this Summer. (There have been so many, we've learned a new word for them)

Last Thursday, August 18, th

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Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands to End the 30 Year NASA Program

Space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, ending the 30-year NASA program.

The shuttle fleet has kept U.S. astronauts flying to a from orbit longer than any other rocketship.

During their 13-day mission Atlantis delivered a year's worth of supplies to the International Space Station. The payload included 2,677 pounds of food and 9,400 pounds of spare parts. On the return trip, Atlantis carried nearly 5,700 pounds of unneeded material from the station back to Earth. (That's what I call taking out the trash)

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'Buzz' Aldrin Standing on the Moon (Neil Armstrong/NASA/Getty)
'Buzz' Aldrin Standing on the Moon (Neil Armstrong/NASA/Getty)
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Grateful Memories of Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969

Where were you on the evening of July 20, 1969?

If you were around that night, chances are you were watching Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon.

Last night I was eating a roast beef sandwich and to me, Arby's and Apollo 11 always go together. The Summer of 1969 we were taking a family vacation to Mesa Verde in southwestern Colorado. We were driving back home through Denver and stopped for dinner. Inside the restaurant they had a small TV everyone was watching, showing coverage of the historic moon landing.

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Abby Wambach of the US Women's Soccer Team (Scott Heavey/Getty)
Abby Wambach of the US Women's Soccer Team (Scott Heavey/Getty)
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US Soccer Advances to Finals of Women’s World Cup [VIDEO]

Congratulations to the United State's women's soccer team! They're headed to the finals!

Abby Wambach scored the go-ahead goal, and the United States woman’s soccer team defeated France on Wednesday, 3-1, clinching a spot in the finals of the Woman’s World Cup.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Peter Falk, Star of ‘Columbo,’ Dead at 83 [VIDEO]

Actor Peter Falk, who for decades played the titular character on the detective telepic series Columbo,’ died Thursday night at his home in Beverly Hills, CA. He was 83.

Falk had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s, which was first made public in December 2008, according to the AP. The actor “died peacefully,” his family said in a statement.

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What Happens on the Internet Every Minute of Every Day? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The brains at web development and design company Go-Globe created a stunning infographic that breaks down the internet activity happening every minute of the day on sites like Twitter, Google, Facebook, and Skype. And it’s kind of amazing.

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More Than 3,600 Waldos Sing ‘We Are the Champions’ To Set World Record [VIDEO]

If you wanted to find the real Waldo in Dublin, Ireland last weekend you would have been in for quite a challenge.

That’s because 3,657 people donned the red-and-white striped costume of the notoriously illusive character from the ‘Where’s Waldo?’ children’s book series in order to set a world record for the most Waldo impersonators in one place.

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Fresh Market Vegetables (Matt Cardy/Getty)
Fresh Market Vegetables (Matt Cardy/Getty)
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Wyoming Fresh Markets Move To New Location This Summer

How would you like to harvest some fresh grown fruits and vegetables?

Each Tuesday this Summer you can choose the cream of the crop at the Wyoming Fresh Markets from three until six-thirty at their new location

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Dallas Mavs Claim First NBA Title (Mark Serota/Getty)
Dallas Mavs Claim First NBA Title (Mark Serota/Getty)
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Dallas Mavericks Beat Miami Heat for First NBA Championship

The Dallas Mavericks won their first NBA Championship Sunday in Game 6 defeating the Miami Heat 105 to 95.

Led by veterans Dirk Nowitzki (32-years-old), Jason Kidd (38-years-old) and Jason Terry, the Mavericks w

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Boat Named 'Titanic II' Sinks (Paramount)
Boat Named 'Titanic II' Sinks (Paramount)
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Boat Named ‘Titanic II’ Sinks On Maiden Voyage [VIDEO]

 

Boat Named 'Titanic II' Sinks (Paramount)Would you ever name your boat the "Titanic II"? It's all in the name, sometimes what you're called can determine your fate.

Mark Wilkinson decided to tempt fate when he named his boat "Titanic II" after the ill-fated ocean liner that sank on it's maiden voyage after hitting an ice

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Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover (USDA.gov)
Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover (USDA.gov)
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The USDA Food Pyramid Becomes a Dinner Plate

 
Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover (USDA.gov)Are you eating the right amounts of the different food groups?

Since 1992, the United States Department of Agriculture has used the food pyramid to demonstrate the proper amounts of fruits, vegetables, grains, meat and dairy to eat in order to stay the healthiest.

Last Thursday, June 2, the USDA rolled out it's new food icon, the dinner plate. It's divided into two larger sections representing grains and vegetables and two smaller sections of fruit and protien with a cup of dairy on the side.

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James Arness Dies Friday at 88 (CBS/YouTube)
James Arness Dies Friday at 88 (CBS/YouTube)
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James Arness of ‘Gunsmoke’ Fame Dies at 88 [VIDEO]

Former "Gunsmoke" actor James Arness died Friday, June 3, of natural causes at the age of 88 according to his official website and CBS spokesman Chris Ender.

Arness played Marshal Matt Dillon on

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