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Today's Mission Control Photo By: Rich Birdsall
Today's Mission Control Photo By: Rich Birdsall

NASA Exploration On My Vacation

We were privileged to have basically unbridled access to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas last week thanks to Chris who you'll see in a picture or two. So I figured I'd give you some cool things I learned and some pictures from the trip. It was very interesting to see some of the sights inside the building as we walked around.

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Category: Photos, Technology, Travel
Photo by Glenn Pitcher
Photo by Glenn Pitcher

Tara Learns About Auto Recycling At Gary’s U-Pull-It

So Tara (my daughter) and I were outside playing on the trampoline(in the hail and sunshine.)  She saw an old sign hanging on the playhouse and asked where I got it.  I said a junkyard. Tara said, I've never been to a junkyard and would like to go and see one

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Your Smartphone To Be Used As a Debit Card

Smartphones are getting smarter,  I wish I could say the same for me.  The latest is using your smartphone as a debit card, even at some ATM's.  This way you don't need to worry about losing your credit cards or fake ATM's

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Golden Apple Accessories Available In Qingdao

24k iPhone5 With Diamond Logo

OK, so your an iPhone lover. Every time Apple releases a new model it's time to skip the car payment and upgrade. This phone might make you think three times before dropping the credit card on the counter

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Photo By: YouTube-paultravisphillips
Photo By: YouTube-paultravisphillips

Strict Policy about Texting – Professor Busts Phone And Tosses It In Water

So If I were a parent of the student in this class I would be severely mad about this situation. The professor does not want his students texting in class. He claims to have a strict policy against it. He does. He was taping his lecture for later use when he does what you'll see in the video. You'll see him look at the camera to make sure he's still recording before he pulls his "disciplinary action".

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Category: Technology
Photo By: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Photo By: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Ghosts Included In New Music Genre

Many of you already know that I have an interest in the paranormal. Ghosts and ghost hunting is very intriguing to me. I have caught my own EVP's (Electronic Voice Phenomenon or spirit voices) on occasion and have seen awkward things on my videos.

Zak Bagans from Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel is taking this to a whole new level

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Photo by Glenn Pitcher
Photo by Glenn Pitcher

‘Bless Your Face’ Tobuscus T-shirt

So my son Devon is wearing a shirt that says "Bless your Face."  I and many others ask him about the shirt and what does it mean.  Well does "Tobuscus" mean anything to you....Me neither until now.  Tobuscus is a YouTube star that promotes computer games and videotapes himself doing funny things while commentating about it

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Boston Has A Locally Owned Record Store

I took some time to spend a couple of days in Boston with friends. While I was perusing the streets, I found something that I thought was long extinct. A locally owned record store! I mean, they had DVD's, cassettes, CD's and the like, but mostly all LP's under the "newer" stuff and an entire back room stuffed full.

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Getty Images

New Software Update for Samsung Galaxy S3

Here comes another tech post. I'm a geek, I realize this. Now that I've admitted it... Here we go.  I just received a new software update for my Samsung Galaxy S3. I was hoping for the new Android "Jellybean" operating system

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Category: Technology
Photo By: Justin Sullivan - Getty Images News
Photo By: Justin Sullivan - Getty Images News

‘The New iPhone 5 Follow Up By Rich Birdsall.’

If you heard Glenn and myself chatting about the release of the new iPhone 5 today you probably were wondering about the phone in a little more detail. Aside from our banter and my general distaste for the cultist attitude some people have over Apple products, I took a minute to read up and see what people who have their hands on the device have been saying. So here's what I've found:

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