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Manfredini Mauro/ThinkStock
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The Green Energy Scam is Fleecing You

The whack-job environmentalists continue efforts to bankrupt you and the country.  The latest boondoggle is a bird fryer operated by some Silicon Valley limousine liberals...

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Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
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Study Claims Past Yellowstone Eruptions Much Larger Than Previously Thought

Here's some good news for those of us living within spitting distance of Yellowstone National Park. You have probably heard about the previous mammoth eruptions of the supervolcano at Yellowstone, right? Well, it's believed they were way bigger than previously thought. Now, go enjoy your day.

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Category: Idaho News, Science
Photo, Angie Holliday
Photo, Angie Holliday
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Pics Of The Magic Valley Night Sky (PHOTOS)

One of the nice benefits of living in Idaho is having clear and big skies that are somewhat pollution-free. It also helps that our neighborhood is relatively dark at night. All of those factors add up to a great place to go star gazing. 

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Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce via YouTube
Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce via YouTube
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How Does The Balanced Rock In Buhl Stay Balanced?

The most obvious question you can ask yourself when you look at the Balanced Rock near Buhl is how does it stay balanced. There's an interesting theory that may explain what's up - or what's staying up.

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Dimas Ardian, Getty Images
Dimas Ardian, Getty Images
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Did You Feel The Earthquake In Idaho Last Night?

Did you feel the 2.6 earthquake that happened just before midnight Saturday night near Challis, Idaho? Of course, you didn't. An earthquake this small wouldn't wake the chickens if their hen house was located directly over where the 2.6 was centered.

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Photograph by Bill Colley
Photograph by Bill Colley
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A Cure for a Thirsty Twin Falls

With the population of Twin Falls expected to more than double in ten years water is becoming crucial. Another one million people may be settling along the length of the Snake River in Southern Idaho...

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Amusing ourselves to death!  YouTube screenshot.
Amusing ourselves to death! YouTube screenshot.
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Whistling Past the Killer Robots

 

The web sites aggregating science news are lately filled with stories about robots taking over the planet.  As a charter member of the Star Trek and Star Wars generations I’ve been raised on such fears and warnings.  N...

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Anthony Mountain Goat Moffett via YouTube
Anthony Mountain Goat Moffett via YouTube
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Can You Identify This UFO Filmed Over The Sawtooth National Forest (VIDEO)

You either believe that UFO's are real or you don't. However, even if you're extremely skeptical, you need to check out this video of a UFO filmed a few months ago over the Sawtooth National Forest.

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Photo, NASA.gov
Photo, NASA.gov
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Check Out Twin Falls and The Snake River As Seen From Space (PHOTOS)

The NASA website where pictures from the International Space Station are kept is one of the coolest places you can waste time on. After a little nosing around, I came across a ton from above Idaho and three very sweet pics of Twin Falls and Snake River Canyon

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Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
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Some Children’s Cough Medicine Recalled

If you're a parent with children's cough medicine in the cabinet, you may want to check the brands as a major distributor has announced a voluntary recall due to incorrect dosage information on the cups.

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Category: Science
Courtesy, Getty Images.
Courtesy, Getty Images.
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Idaho is Cruel to Wild Beasts?

Who knew?  I received this news release from some circus act implying Idaho Fish and Game wants to kill wolves.  After all, who in their right mind doesn't...

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Craigslist Ad Looking For Test Subject For Their Time Machine

You never know where you're going to find that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you've been hoping to try some time travel any time soon, you have that chance now thanks to an ad on Craigslist.

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Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
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New Theories Claim Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Rather Than Later

A group of scientists believe that we are in what they describe as a "volcano season". They have theories that this could mean that the Yellowstone Supervolcano will erupt sooner than we may have previously thought. They are not alone in this belief.

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Category: General, Idaho News, Science
Dimas Ardian, Getty Images
Dimas Ardian, Getty Images
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Is A Big Earthquake Imminent In The Pacific Northwest?

There is no proven way to accurately predict earthquakes. However, there is concern among seismologists that something big may be brewing in the Pacific Northwest due to the fact that there have been thousands of earthquakes in the region over the past two weeks.

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Category: Idaho News, Science Tags:
Even the big dogs can slide through mountain passes.  Screen grab from attached link.
Even the big dogs can slide through mountain passes. Screen grab from attached link.
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Taking Flight Above the Mountains of Idaho and Wales

A friend of mine from broadcast days spent many years doing traffic reports from choppers and planes.  He can’t get enough of flying and sent me this link to a video from Wales.  The USAF and RAF are practicing mountain flying. 

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Men in Need of Civilized Women

Why is it women need to give men instructions about living even when the men aren’t husbands or boyfriends?  A couple of weeks ago I was speaking by telephone with my former fiancé and mentioned a mutual friend was passing through town and was going to pay a visit...

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Your breathing, eating and belching are to blame.  Courtesy, National Weather Service.
Your breathing, eating and belching are to blame. Courtesy, National Weather Service.
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Commentary: Confession of a Bitter Clinging Climate Denier

I was a climate denier until six weeks ago.  Then the leaves on the trees changed from green to yellow and began falling to the ground.  Now there are few leaves left on the trees...

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Aftermath of an atomic blast.  Courtesy, Hulton Archives, Getty Images
Aftermath of an atomic blast. Courtesy, Hulton Archives, Getty Images
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Commentary: Surviving an Apocalypse

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? I may have posted something akin to this before. The Washington post has published a county-by-county map of the country examining various survival factors in the event of a disaster...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arne Walker of the Wellness Tree Clinic joined us Wednesday morning for a discussion about the upcoming Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Arne is himself a cancer survivor and in our discussion offers hope for quick detection and recovery...

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My Hometown, looking east through the business district on Main Street.  Courtesy, Mark McGovern.
My Hometown, looking east through the business district on Main Street. Courtesy, Mark McGovern.
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Commentary: Your Word Choices Can Identify Where You Came From

Over the weekend I took a quiz which was posted at the website of the New York Times.  It simply asks where you are from.

You answer a series of questions about words and phrases you use in conversation...

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