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Time-Lapse View of Earth with Red Airglow from the International Space Station

Bright swaths of red in the upper atmosphere, known as airglow, can be seen in this video captured by the International Space Station. Bright swaths of red in the upper atmosphere, known as airglow, can be seen in this video captured by the International Space Station. NASA’s ICON mission, with a planned launch for the […]

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Volcanic Ash from Aleutian Islands Pavlof Volcano Presents Danger to Airplanes

Get a look inside the USGS Alaska Volcano Observatory where researchers are keeping track of “explosive volcanoes” in the region. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the Pavlof Volcano, located about 600 miles southwest of Anchorage, erupted Sunday at 4:18 p.m. local time (8:18 p.m. ET). The agency reported the eruption also led to tremors […]

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“We Like Dinosaurs” You’re Sending Mixed Signals Mom

Cute Baby Has Mixed Feelings About Dinosaurs Making up your mind never gets easier! Posted by Kyoot Kids on Monday, March 21, 2016 Ok, why go back and forth with the kid’s emotions? The roaring is obviously stressing the little guy. “We like dinosaurs!” Looks like the kid has good instincts … Jurassic Park Movie […]

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Set Clock Forward 1 Hour Overnight on Sunday March 13, 2016 2 AM, Daylight Savings Time

Change Your Clocks Overnight When Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday in March, turn clocks forward 1 hour to Daylight Saving Time (-5 GMT/UT) “Spring Forward”… Daylight begins later; Nightfall arrives later. The body feels like it loses an hour. Set clocks forward at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 13, 2016. At 2:00 a.m. […]

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Freed Slaves Buried in Arlington National Cemetery at Former Freedman’s Village Near Arlington Heights, VA

Freedman’s Village was the first free settlement in Arlington. Built on Robert E. Lee’s confiscated land, the settlement housed more than 1,000 freed slaves. The residents are buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery was established on land confiscated from Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. and his family in 1861 after the general took […]

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France’s Picardy Region, the Heartland of Cathedrals and Gothic Architecture

Soissons Cathedral, standing as the largest cathedral in Europe; and the Cathedral of St-Pierre de Beauvais with the world’s highest vault in a cathedral — 48 meters. Picardy, just north of Paris, is the birthplace of Gothic architecture — the location of six of the world’s greatest examples of Gothic cathedrals. The cities of Amiens, […]

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Wheaton Professor Suspended After “Significant Questions Regarding the Theological Implications” of Statements About the Relationship of Christianity to Islam

Before her suspension, Dr. Larycia Hawkins had already received attention for choosing to wear a hijab during the Advent season to show support for Muslims.  HAWKINS WROTE …  I don’t love my Muslim neighbor because s/he is American. I love my Muslim neighbor because s/he deserves love by virtue of her/his human dignity. I stand […]

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Word of the Day: Acquihire

ac·qui·hire ˌakwiˈhīr/ noun 1. an act or instance of buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for the products or services it supplies. “this would appear to be a straight acquihire to pick up an engineering and product design team” verb 1. buy out (a company) primarily […]

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NASA Releases More Than 8,400 Apollo Moon Mission Photos on Flickr

NASA released more than 8,400 Apollo moon mission photos after re-scanning negatives of high-resolution shots by Apollo astronauts using Hasselblad medium format cameras. The “Project Apollo Archive” has just uploaded more than 8,400 astonishing, high-resolution images to Flickr from the NASA moon missions and from training operations on Earth. The collection includes original scans from […]

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Super Slow Motion-High FPS Camera: the Taser Strike Video of a Man in Slow Motion

“The Slow Mo Guys” give us an up close look at a Taser impacting human skin in super slow motion. The Slow Mo Guys recently captured video of the discharge of an X26 Model Taser with a v2511 camera. An extremely high-speed HD camera that shoots 28,500 frames per second shows barbs and confetti launching […]

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Airborne Launch Assist Space Access: Emergency Backup Satellites Launched into Space from an F-15E

DARPA is trying to launch satellites using airplanes in order to reduce the cost and time needed to get them in the air. CNN’s Thom Patterson reports. Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) is a United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) projected in planning and testing phases designed to produce a rocket capable […]

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Saleforce.com CEO Marc Benioff: Apple Should Give Billions to Public Schools

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff discusses the importance of education funding and philanthropy in Silicon Valley with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang. Starting next school year, Buffalo Grove High School and Elk Grove High School will will have an Apple iPad for every student to use in class and at home. All students in all District 214 schools […]

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CHICAGOLAND RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

  • Current Conditions : 43.9F, Rain - 4:18 PM CDT Apr. 30
    Temperature: 43.9°F | Humidity: 98% | Pressure: 29.98in (Steady) | Conditions: Rain | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 3.2mph
  • Sunday as of Apr. 30 2:57 PM CDT
    Sunday - Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s inland...but only in the mid 40s near the lake. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight as of Apr. 30 2:57 PM CDT
    Tonight - Cloudy. Showers likely and patchy drizzle in the evening...then a chance of showers and patchy drizzle after midnight. Temperatures nearly steady in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of measurable precipitation 70 percent.
  • Sunday Night as of Apr. 30 2:57 PM CDT
    Sunday Night - Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of light showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

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