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Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots, Bursts

In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair) lies the impressive Coma Cluster —  a structure of over a thousand galaxies bound together by gravity. Many of these galaxies are elliptical types, as is the brighter of the two galaxies dominating this image: NGC 4860 (center). -credit: ESA/NASA Hubble

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FACT CHECK: Is This a ‘Lava Moon’ Melting Into a Waterfall?

A picture purportedly showing the moon “melting” into a waterfall frequently draws “oohs and ahhs” as it gets passed around on social media: credits: waterfall by @markian.b & moon by @NASA via @unsplash (CC0)   snopes.com:  Is This a ‘Lava Moon’ Melting Into a Waterfall?   and here it is animated in a post

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Skull-Shaped Asteroid to Pass by Earth After Halloween

It’s further away than it was the last time it flew by and it doesn’t really look like a skull anymore   – here it is…..the image above is an ‘enhanced’ version msn.com: Skull-shaped asteroid to pass by Earth after Halloween   credit for featured skull asteroid image:   2015-tb145-skull-asteroid-credit-ja-penas-sinc-1120  

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Vivienne Westwood Spring | Summer 2019

    Vivienne Westwood was on the scene during Britain’s early Punk years.  She was part of the “anti-everything” movement the music and the Punks embraced. Fashions she presented during the show were often gender-neutral in the sense that men and women could wear whatever they want without the constricting

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Hurricane Florence As It Was Making Landfall

Hurricane Florence is pictured from the International Space Station as a category 1 storm as it was making landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Picture 1 nasa.gov: Hurricane Florence as it was making landfall Hurricane Florence is pictured from the International Space Station as a category 1 storm as it

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John Waters satire comedy

“No White Shoes After Labor Day…!”

So said Beverly Sutphin – actress Kathleen Turner – in John Waters’ 1994 comedy/satire “Serial Mom”. The lady perpetrating the fashion faux-pas is played by Patty Hearst.  (If you don’t know who Patty Hearst is and what happened in 1974 – just do an internet search for “Patty Hearst SLA”

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Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On the Wall

“King” by Candice Breitz “an installation consisting of 16 screens showing Jackson’s fans performing a capella the entire Thriller album” The exhibition Michael Jackson: On the Wall, curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, brings together works by over forty artists, all inspired by Michael Jackson, […] dailyartmagazine.com: Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On

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Surreal Art from René Magritte

René Magritte (1898-1967) French-Belgian painter known for his surrealist art.  Many biographies refer to his style as “mysterious and full of magic”. Featured image at the top is “The Blank Check”  

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Far-Right Trolls Are Falsely Saying LGBT Activists Want Pedophilia Accepted

Baseless accusations of LGBT activists supporting the acceptance of pedophilia as a sexual orientation have resurfaced thanks to far-right trolls and internet conspiracists. The latest push of the false narrative came from actor and prominent conservative James Woods, who frequently uses his Twitter account to spread falsehoods.   AH Comments: 

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Perseid Meteor Shower: All You Need to Know | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky

            Some believe that Monday morning – August 13 – will be the best morning for 2018’s Perseid meteor shower. earthsky.org: Perseid meteor shower: All you need to know | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky.org

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