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Ochre is an earthly clay containing iron ore and varying amounts of clay and sand. It ranges in color from yellow to deep orange or brown. It is a source of pigments that today are mainly used in … more
The unranked Nebraska football team arrived in Norman and gave No. 3 Oklahoma a scare last Saturday. more
It’s quite unique that the three major universities in our state all had to hire new athletic directors within just a few months of each other. Nebraska obviously swiped Trev Alberts away from … more
The phylum Mollusca is one of the largest of all animal groups.  It includes such animals as snails, clams, oysters, squids and octopuses.  Sea slugs are a very close relative of snails … more
It’s officially that time of the year, back to school. Packing lunch for your kiddos every day can be quite the grueling task. Not only does it take time and planning, but there’s always … more
The Loch Ness Monster is an old and enduring myth of Scotland that has evolved into a world-wide phenomenon.  The idea of such a monster has inspired books, TV shows and films, and it sustains a … more
Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? I was a sophomore at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. I had just finished an early-morning class and returned to my dorm room. With several hours … more
While the combination of the real world and video games uniting as one on the silver screen has been a trendy narrative in the last few years, there haven’t been too many that level up the fun … more
Just when we thought we were finished with the vaccine and mask controversies, they’re front and center again. Although we don’t want to believe it, there is a major COVID-19 surge going … more
Looking at pictures of our planet earth from space might leave one with the impression that it is one giant solid ball of rock. However, scientists using very sophisticated and sensitive … more
Whether planning a family vacation or just a quick getaway for yourself, there are a few ways to get there. But unless you're going to walk or take a train, the two obvious choices are to fly or … more
When 2016’s “Suicide Squad” launched, it was met with disappointment in what is unfortunately too familiar with DC Entertainment Universe (DCEU) films. To right the wrongs of the … more
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