Learn: Why Do You Forget Their Name?

You know the situation, the one where you learn someone’s name and then forget it one-second later? Learn why in the video below.

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Watch: Close Encounter with a Great White Shark

Your adrenalin will be up a little bit after watching this, and it’s not because of when you see the shark, it’s because of when you don’t see the shark.

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1997: Kirby Puckett Does Top Ten List On Letterman

One of the saddest things about being born after 1990, you probably don’t remember this guy. He was a class act, a World Series champion, a great player, and he was more than willing to have a little fun with his name. Check out this clip from the Late Show with David Letterman.

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Video: Sewage Disposal Company Dumps in Recreation Area, Calls it a Misunderstanding

A sanitation and sewage disposal company with a less-than-stellar track record was confronted on video this week after dumping sewage near a Mandaree-area recreation spot. The company — Bakken’s Best Sanitation — is permitted for land application of septic waste and claims to have had permission from the landowner. According to Amy Dalrymple writing for

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How Israel became a World Leader in Water Use & Production

If you’re a regular reader on The Minot Voice, you may have noticed we point to a lot of stories on water. It’s because in one way or another — too much, too little, and who controls it — it affects us in significant ways. And it’s our bet that the next hundred years will

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NASA Tests Aircraft That Hovers like a Helicopter, and Flies like a Plane

NASA has successfully tested an unmanned aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter, but flies like a fixed wing airplane. Watch the video below.

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Watch: DARPA’s New Ammunition Adjusts Path to Find Moving Target

Intended-as-humorous Commentary: Om, for those of you planning a violent overthrow of the government with your AR-15s, perhaps you should consider a more peaceful alternative. They clearly have some pretty smart guns.

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Watch & Learn: The Six Great Earth Extinction Events

We’re a day late on our Earth Day coverage, but this video would be equally relevant on any day of the year. Check out 440 million years of Earth’s history in 4 minutes and 40 seconds. This one from the always informative ASAP Science. AsapSCIENCE AsapSCIENCE (uploads) on YouTube

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