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  • As part of a test to see whether we have the power and skill to cosplay Armageddon derail a globe-destroying asteroid, NASA last night launched a rocket that's supposed to bump into a space rock in September of 2022.
  • Speaking of space, former New York Giants star Michael Strahan is going.
  • Still speaking of space, here's the backstory behind a boy band song that NASA commissioned in 2001 to inspire a new generation of astronauts. (The song never came out.)
  • Fresh off his homicide charge acquittal, Kyle Rittenhouse visited Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago and posed with the former president in front of a portrait of Trump and Kim Jong-un meeting.
  • Dollar Tree is raising its baseline price to $1.25.
  • Buffalo is desperate for Canadian tourists.
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  • Australians are saying "y'all" now.
  • After Louis C.K. and Marilyn Manson, among others, received nominations yesterday, the Grammys CEO said they won't restrict anyone from submitting: “We won’t look back at people’s history, we won’t look at their criminal record, we won’t look at anything other than the legality within our rules of, is this recording for this work eligible based on date and other criteria. If it is, they can submit for consideration.”
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