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Cosmic Counsel

Science and religion have roundly denounced it for hundred of years, yet it finds its way into newspapers, movie studios—even the White House. What makes Astrology so compelling…

Cosmic Dust Doomed Dinosaurs?

The earliest fossil animal embryos, dating from the Precambrian era, were found by American, Taiwanese, and Chinese scientists in phosphate deposits in China's Guizhou province. Some of these…

Cosmic Dust and Snotties: Recent Discoveries

In 1998 we have seen several notable and surprising scientific discoveries. Here are the finds that raised our eyebrows, made us scratch our heads, and occasionally grossed us out. …

Jim Henson

Jim HensonpuppeteerBorn: 9/24/1936Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi A life-long puppet lover, Henson was instrumental in developing one of America's longest-running and best-loved children's…

Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie debuted on the children's TV show Sesame Street in 1969. They were part of the show's troupe of Muppets, the puppet creations of Jim Henson. (Other Muppets included Kermit the Frog, B…

Philip K. Dick

Philip Kindred Dick was a prolific science fiction author who ditched bug-eyed monsters and spacemen to explore the nature of reality and paranoia on a cosmic scale. In spite of winning a Hugo Award f…

Senor Wences

Senor Wences(Wenceslao Moreno)Age: 103 ventriloquist enjoyed by fans of The Ed Sullivan Show. He was known for his comical bantering with Johnny, a hand-puppet, and Pedro, a puppet-head in a b…

Jim Henson

Jim Henson created the lovable Muppets, a troupe of fuzzy, goggle-eyed puppets who starred in TV shows and films beginning in the 1950s. Jim Henson's puppets began appearing on local television in Mar…