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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

What it takes to be a Hollywood creature performer (access required)

Disney’s live-action “Dumbo” remake featured the beloved baby elephant made completely from CGI. However, they still needed an actor to play Dumbo. That’s where Edd Osmond, an actor and creature performer, stepped in.

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There is no such thing as a sugar rush (access required)

The sugar rush is a myth. Rather than making people feel energized and hyped, the new research suggests eating sweet foods actually causes people to experience the opposite: fatigue and a lack of alertness. Continue reading.

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Special programs and events to mark Apollo 11 anniversary this weekend (access required)

As it marks the 50th anniversary of its first manned Moon landing, NASA has several opportunities on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, for us to celebrate the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars. Throughout the summer, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is presenting an Apollo-themed ...

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