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Atlanta astronaut eats Thanksgiving dinner in space

Beyond just celebrating with food, mission control will reportedly also live-stream American football matches for the crew-members to watch. Kimbrough and fellow American Peggy Whitson will share the traditional Thanksgiving meal with a French astronaut and three Russian cosmonauts.


Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Producers must blend 311 million gallons, 2 billion gallons, and 4.28 billion gallons respectively. Under the new RFS rules, total renewable fuel volumes will grow by 1.2 billion gallons from 2016 to 2017, a 6 percent increase. "They mean more jobs in rural Iowa and less dependence on foreign oil". Kimberley says the advanced biofuel category is a bright spot for biodiesel in the RFS.


Matthew McConaughey surprises students, makes sure they get home safe

Matthew McConaughey surprises students, makes sure they get home safe

And have never been invited into Matthew McConaughey's auto, ever, at any point. Kudos to Samantha for keeping it professional in the face of Matthew McConaughey . The said program is aimed at rape elimination in the campus and ensures the safety of the students, especially those who go home after classes at night.


Zimbabwe to Start Issuing Bond Notes

Zimbabwe to Start Issuing Bond Notes

The secrecy of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) around the release of the notes, including its failure to publish security features or say where they are being printed, has heightened fears it will print more than a stated $200 million issuance limit.



Dozens of tornado reports over last 36 hours

The Associated Press is reporting that a husband and wife were killed in Polk County. As of 6:00 a.m, around 20 people were taken to a hospital in McMinn County. Strong storms pushed through Middle Tennessee on Tuesday, bringing with it tornado watches and warnings. Atlanta fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford says there was a tree that caught on fire as a result of power lines being down.


5000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar

5000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar

These fish were dead before they were frozen in ice, so it would seem that the creators of the attraction didn't think there'd be any problem with animal rights activists. However, once the opening was picked up in local media, public backlash started forming on social media. "I don't feel comfortable allowing my kids to skate on them".