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Perseid meteor shower 2020: How and when to watch

Perseid meteor shower 2020: How and when to watch

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, will face some competition from the moon this year during its peak. The shower will peak with the most number of meteors during the late evening hours of August 11 and early morning hours of August 12 — which coincides with…MORE

A doctor runs 22 miles in a face mask to prove that they are safe

A doctor runs 22 miles in a face mask to prove that they are safe

A doctor in England wanted to prove that face masks won’t impair your oxygen levels. So he ran for 22 miles while wearing one. Throughout his running journey, Tom Lawton used a pulse oximeter to monitor his oxygen levels. The medical device measures the saturation of oxygen in a person’s red blood cells and typically…MORE

Meet ‘Mad Hatterpillar,’ the caterpillar that uses its old heads for defense

In the dense eucalyptus forests of Australia, deadheads forage leaves and wriggle their bodies around. No, these aren’t Grateful Dead fanatics stranded since the psychedelic shows of the 1970s. Native to Australia, Uraba lugens is a strange caterpillar that stacks its molted heads atop each other. With every molt, the stack becomes an increasingly tall,…MORE

Main opposition candidate goes into hiding on eve of crucial presidential vote in Belarus

Main opposition candidate goes into hiding on eve of crucial presidential vote in Belarus

The main opposition candidate in Belarus’ Sunday presidential election went into hiding the night before challenging longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking his sixth term. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya’s campaign said she fled her apartment due to safety reasons after police detained several of its senior staffers, in what critics called an attempt to intimidate the…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Tuesday’s Dirt

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are parents.  The couple gave birth to a baby girl that they named Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.  This is Katherine’s first child and Chris’ second.  This also makes Arnold Schwarzenegger a grandfather. ‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin’s missing millionaire husband’s family is suing her.  The family’s attorney says they believe…

Monday’s Dirt

Celebrities seem to be getting nervous about the rumors surrounding Ellen DeGeneres’ show so they are choosing to do interviews with Kelly Clarkson instead.  They seem to be worried they will get caught up in her drama. Simon Cowell was seriously hurt on Saturday when he fell off an electric bike and broke his back. …