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If Chuck E. Cheese leaves, a little San Jose history is lost

It looks like one of my favorite San Jose landmarks is experiencing another day. I’m talking about the 30-foot statue of Chuck E. Cheese, which is located in one of the three niches with glass walls at the location of the pizza chain on Tully Road. Created by the sculptor in the early 1980s Jeff TritelThe foam and fiber rodent …

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Incredible time-lapse video shows 10 years of sun history in 6 minutes

What do 10 years mean for our 4.6 billion year old? Sun? Probably about what the last millionth of a second meant to you. Still, every decade our old sun burns is a decade of turbulent, sometimes violent, change – a fact that becomes clear in a new NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) time-lapse video. In the stunning video titled …

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Roosevelt statue to be removed from the Museum of Natural History

The bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, on horseback and flanked by an Indian and an African who has presided over the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History in New York since 1940, falls down. The decision, proposed by the museum and approved by New York City, the owner of the building and property, came after years of objection …

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The graphic novel about the Tiananmen massacre shows the medium’s ability to capture history

As a young man in Beijing in the 1980s, Lun Zhang felt that he was attending a new Chinese education. The country experienced the “reform and opening up” of Supreme Leader Deng Xiaoping, and previously areas of knowledge, art and culture were closed become available again. People who had only lived in the suffocating, hypermaoist orthodoxy of the cultural revolution …

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The History and Controversy in Congress: Goats and Soda: NPR

Majority Whip James Clyburn (right) joins other House and Senate Democrats to propose new laws to end the excessive use of police force. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Hide label Switch label Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Majority Whip James Clyburn (right) joins other House and Senate Democrats to propose new laws to end the excessive use of police force. …

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Discover the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation

On Saturday at 3:22 p.m. ET, NASA and SpaceX are set for the first orbital space flight from the United States in almost a decade, and for the first time the astronauts will be driving in a commercially built spacecraft. The first scheduled start on was scrubbed this week due to poor weather conditions. Now that the world is waiting …

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It’s always sunny in Philadelphia to become the longest running live action comedy series in history

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, it was extended for a 15th season, making it the longest running live action comedy series in history. As originally reported by Deadline, the TV network FX revealed its television schedule until 2021, including the historic renewal for It’s Immer sunny. The comedy was previously associated with ABC’s The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet in …

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“Billions of years of evolution history” in danger

Scientists say more than 50 billion years of cumulative evolutionary history could be lost if humans marginalized wildlife. “Strange and wonderful” animals, like nothing else on earth, silently slide towards extinction, they say. And regions with the greatest biodiversity are facing unprecedented human pressures. These include the Caribbean, the western ghats of India and large parts of Southeast Asia. The …

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Human activity threatens billions of years of evolutionary history, researchers warn

In a study published on Tuesday in the Nature Communications Journal, the researchers looked at how the areas where the most endangered amphibians, mammals, birds and reptiles live are affected by our “human footprint”, which leads to the loss of “Most” could lead to unique animals on the planet. “ Scientists from Imperial College London and the Zoological Society of …

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