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North Korea to Make It’s Own Time Zone
North Korea now wants to turn back time by a half of hour. The government announced on Friday that it would create its own time zone — “Pyongyang time” — and set its clocks 30 minutes behind those of South Korea and Japan.
Earth May Run Out of Gold in 20 Years
Seems hard to believe because it’s been around for so long, but experts predict the world has about 20 years’ worth of minable gold left. Gold has been the sign of wealth for 4,000 years and this year may be when it sees its peak.
Most Common Categories on Jeopardy
Patrick Tallao has been playing along with the game show Jeopardy. For the past 30 years, five days a week, from home, Tallao noticed some categories came up more than others.
Mars Rover Travels a Marathon
The Mars rover has been on the red planet for 11 years and this past Tuesday it ran a marathon. It traveled 26.2 miles on the surface of Mars becoming the first human creation to do so.
Neil Armstrong Moon Mementos Found in Closet
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon in 1969, died on August 25, 2012. His widow, Carol, was cleaning out a closet and came across some mementos that Armstrong kept all these years from his trip to the moon.
Rope Used to Hang Saddam Hussein Up For Auction
Many served during the Iraq War; I know a lot of soldiers from Maine who were there. Saddam Hussein, who was the president of Iraq for more than 23 years, was captured and hanged for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of his own people.

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