NASA Pinpoints Moon's North Pole

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NASA Pinpoints Moon’s North Pole
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PHOTO: A new interactive mosaic from NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter covers the north pole of the moon from 60 to 90 degrees north latitude at a resolution of 6-1/2 feet (2 meters) per pixel.
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Ever wanted to go to the moon's north pole? NASA can help you get there, at least virtually.

NASA recently released a detailed map of the moon’s north pole made up of 10,581 photos that users can look at online. The pictures taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) are so detailed that if the map was printed out in full detail, it would cover an area equal to more than one-quarter of the U.S., according to NASA.

"Creation of this giant mosaic took four years and a huge team effort across the LRO project," said Mark Robinson, principal investigator for the LRO at Arizona State University in Tempe. "We now have a nearly uniform map to unravel key science questions and find the best landing spots for future exploration."

With the new map - even if you don’t get to walk on the moon - you can always explore the craters and crevices of the lunar surface online.

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Danai Gurira Pens New Play
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PHOTO: Actress Danai Gurira attends the HBO And Blackhouse Foundation "Game Of Thrones" Sundance Soiree on Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.
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"The Walking Dead" star Danai Gurira is more than just an awesome actress. She's an award-winning playwright.

Gurira's newest play, "Familiar," will premiere in 2015 at Yale Repertory Theater, according to The New York Times.

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Oprah Chai Tea Soon on Sale
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PHOTO: Oprah Winfrey teamed up with Starbucks to create Oprah Chai Tea for Teavana.
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Love Oprah so much you want to drink her up? Well, now you can!

Starbucks has partnered up with the media mogul, who spent some time with the coffee company's "teaologists" to come up with Oprah Chai Tea, a blend of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves.

Actually, this blend has been around for centuries, but maybe Oprah's branding might help spice up sales a bit.

The tea will be available at Starbucks and the company's Teavana locations before Mother's Day.

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David Segel Channels David Foster Wallace
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The first glimpse of Jason Segel as the late David Foster Wallace did not disappoint.

Sporting particularly lush, long locks, the “How I Met Your Mother” Star was captured by Instagrammers filming for the forthcoming “End of Tour” at Mall of America.

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