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Mastering the 4 am bar close, or how to not pee your pants passed out at Cub Foods One thing is clear though, my friends: Drinking and doing activities for those extra two hours is gonna make you hungy. That's the main takeaway for all of this. You're gonna be super hungy, hungy as hell! Not "hungry," mind you. Hungy. You're living [...]
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Border Bike Trip Day 8: Biking Into a Wind Tunnel Near Puerto Penasco When we attempted this a few days ago we waited for hours at a sun-baked intersection before settling for a ride in a fish truck. That's not the typical hitchhiker experience in Mexico. Here, thumbing a ride is entirely legal and drivers are quick to [...]
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Optometrist: There are 'serious risks' to watching the eclipse — even with eclipse glasses "There are serious risks associated with viewing a solar eclipse directly, even when using solar filter glasses," Schecter warned in a Facebook post that went up last Friday. His admonition shot across social media this week, garnering nearly half a [...]
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Doggy glasses, doomsday omens and other eclipse myths — debunked If you're still worried about protecting the littlest members of your household, my colleague Angela Fritz has written a great guide for parents who want to watch the eclipse with their kids. Myth: The sun emits harmful radiation during the eclipse [...]
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You cannot imagine how stupid I felt not to have brought my camping stuff with me on this day… Jenn and I were supposed to meet up sooner or later in this area but we both did not have phone reception to arrange it. It was very funny to actually... You cross high mountains to reach another valley where the road dramatically winds downhill towards Milford Sound. Not only do the mountains fall down in the water but it also rains almost like nowhere else in the world (12 meters per year in average). These two effects generate hundreds of waterfalls which cascade into the salt water and create a layer of fresh water. This latter acts as a protection from the sun, like sunglasses actually. This effect is called “deep water emergence”.
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The only thing worse than having to go to class in nice weather, is having to work all day in nice weather. Since in the real world there is no spring break, I am day dreaming about being on an island somewhere and not at my desk.
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Astros' McCullers (shoulder) won't start season in rotation He had never thrown more than 104 2/3 innings as a pro until last season. "I can't really worry about [missing ... As it stands, these five will be the opening-day rotation while McCullers recovers. Kylie Jenner, Rob Kardashian on good terms Kylie, in ... [...]
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Red Sox Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada More Than Flashy Cars, Hype and Muscles On the No. 3 practice field behind JetBlue Park, Moncada cannot hide his mere 20 years, even behind designer sunglasses ... day," one says. There is a nod. Two fans ask Moncada to pose for a photo. He obliges. He walks off the practice field alone, the ... [...]
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Now or never: UL's Marlin, the coach's son, goes for it That's especially the case when the kid doesn’t come with superstar ... like any Cajun player — on good days, and bad. He was on the floor for the late going of UL’s Sun Belt Tournament win over South Alabama last Friday night in New Orleans , before ... [...]
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Central boys earn spots on MRC squad, Doyscher expects to return as coach “Another full effort kid when given ... those kids every day in practice and you absolutely have to have them. I know it’s a hard thing, but those two made a very positive impact.” Doyscher, who took over for Nat Boyer prior to last season, said ... [...]
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Sail Away: Overlooked at Home, Vermont's Mellow Yellow are Big at Sea A leopard-print shirt ripples on his wiry frame; a dark, tilted fedora sets off his narrow sunglasses ... Drummer Franco Sunshine slips behind his kit, stone-faced and mod in dark jeans and a plain white T-shirt. Last out is vocalist and guitarist Dusty ... [...]
Baltimore Police officers searched Ashley Smith’s home on Bennett Place on Thursday morning, checking the windows in the back and her basement, after a city homicide detective was shot in the head nearby the night before.The officer, identified as Det. Sean Suiter, died Thursday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.About 16 hours after Suiter was shot, numerous officers remained on the scene Thursday morning. Yellow police tape stretched blocks around the perimeter, blocking traffic...
[embedded content]There is no easy way to deliver this, so let’s just put it out there:LaVar Ball, along with his sons Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo, by virtue of what they did in the name of the Big Baller Brand from their modest Chino Hills home base, attaching themselves to basketball royalty at UCLA and with the Lakers, and detaching themselves from the norm in Lithuania, China and President Trump’s Twitter account, are the 2017 Southern California News Group Sports People of the Year.If you...
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month and a great time for a reminder to protect your child’s eyes. I never thought much about taking care of my children’s eyes until my father-in-law pointed out that my younger son Tyler’s eye was turning inwards while playing catch. I immediately took him to the eye doctor and learned that he needed glasses and would possibly need eye surgery to correct a lazy eye. The eye doctor also reminded me to ensure my children wear sunglasses.I...