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“Greenhouse effect” blamed on humans

January 11, 2011

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Julia Smerz Copy Editor According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),  “A layer of greenhouse gases - primarily water vapor, and including much smaller amounts of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide...

New discoveries make Weirdest Animals of 2010 list

January 10, 2011

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Shea Noerenberg Sports Editor As the year 2010 came to an end, National Geographic released the Weirdest New Animals of 2010 list.  Included on that list were the T.Rex Leech, the Purple Octopus, the Yoda Bat, the Ninj...

Sharks terrorize Egyptian Resort

January 10, 2011

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Abbie Fiedler Copy Editor In the shimmering coral-rimmed Red Sea town of Sharm, a popular tourist destination, Sharm el-Sheikh Resort was struck with terror this winter when a series of unprecedented shark attacks took place off t...

The Gunniess Book of Records is full of everything impossible

January 10, 2011

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Kaitlyn Williams Editor In Chief In 1951 Sir Hugh Beaver realized there was no book that recorded all the records across the world. He quickly went to work and published the first 197 page editi...

OHS students ‘go mad’ for India

OHS students ‘go mad’ for India

January 10, 2011

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10 stress reducing foods

January 10, 2011

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Hannah Timpe News Editor Blueberries: Full of vitamin C, which according to Kelly Kochendorfer of Kaboose.com “is what your body uses as fuel when your heart is racing.”  Blueberries also have a lot of antioxidants tha...

Staying safe on Minnesota lakes

January 10, 2011

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Alysha Sewell News Editor Every winter Minnesotans have numerous accidents involving the lakes.  People are so eager to get out on the ice and go fishing or snowmobiling, that they forget about basic safety. According to ...

Sweden shocked by terrorist attack

January 10, 2011

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Hannah Timpe News Editor On Dec. 12  Sweden experienced its first terror attack in over 30 years.  “A 28 year-old father of two set off pipe bombs and shiver bombs in Stockholm’s shopping district along Queens Street,” s...

WikiLeaks

January 10, 2011

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Wikileaks Kyle Ignatius Staff Reporter In 2006, a new website called WikiLeaks was founded by a group of journalists, mathematicians, and Chinese dissidents. WikiLeaks is a non-profit organization that publishes private,...

Deadly fungus is killing bats

January 9, 2011

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Bri Shekels Student Life Editor A fungus discovered in bat species across the country is beginning to wipe them out. The fungus is causing the bats to wake up early from hibernation and venture out into the cold where they e...

Top 10 discoveries of 2010

January 9, 2011

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Bri Shekels Student Life Editor 10. An earthquake alters the  axis, changing time NASA announced that a Chilean earthquake in March was powerful enough to shorten the length of the day by 1.26 millionths of a second. The...

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