Get ready: Next week, planetary.org is going to have a whole new look and a whole new level of functionality. We've been working incredibly hard on making this change. It will look spectacular, taking full advantage of the beauty of space images. But while the appearance is important, the most significant changes will be "under the hood." The new site is going to be much smarter.
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A new browser extension makes it easy to find out who has kicked you off their Facebook friends list. It's called "Unfriend Notify" and it works for Firefox and Chrome. Here's how it works on Chrome. Get ready, it's incredibly simpl... Read Post