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Google Is Developing an App to Keep You From Seeing Spoilers, You’re Welcome
It’s a familiar scenario for most people: You haven’t watched the latest episode of Game of Thrones or Mad Men, or you’ve yet to make it to the theater to check out the latest movie your friends have all been gushing over. But social media is an irresistible force, so you hop on Twitter or Facebook anyway, and soon find yourself navigating a minefield. At any given moment, you might read a spoiler. Lucky for you, there may soon be an app for that.
Meetings set on Arkansas’ state high speed rail plan
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials plan two public meetings for later this month to discuss Arkansas' long-term plan for rail service. The meetings are set for Sept. 23 in North Little Rock and Sept. 25 in Fort Smith...
NASA’s newest human spacecraft on the move
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is one step closer to launching its newest spacecraft designed for humans. Workers at Kennedy Space Center in Florida gathered by the dozens if not hundreds to watch as the Orion capsule emerged from its assembly hangar Thursday morning...
Mom, Son Find Wooly Mammoth Tusks 22 Years Apart
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A western Alaska man has discovered a wooly mammoth tusk — 22 years after his mother found one in the same location. The Alaska Dispatch News reports Andrew Harrelson, who grew up in White Mountain, found the tusk in a bend of the nearby Fish River...

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