As it heads into the solar maximum of its 11-year activity cycle, the sun has been remarkably quiet—but NASA scientists say sometime this year, that will change.After 12 years, My Chemical Romance has decided to call it quits.
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Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.