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Another newly found asteroid. Another near earth miss

Every time we see news that another asteroid is going to have a 'close shave' or a 'nearby run' at the planet Earth, we also note this: The asteroid was typically discovered just days (or in some cases mere hours) prior to the collision that will not be.

The scenario is no different than the one playing out concerning asteroid 2014 RC.. It will pass 'very close' to the planet this coming Sunday. It will not be visible by the naked eye but those aware of it will be able to scope it with their equipment..

Oh, and it was just discovered on August 31 by the Catalini Sky Survey in Tuscon, Arizona..

This particular space rock is 60 feet .. it is expected to fly over New Zealand around 2:18 PM EDT..

A near miss, though.
Far enough away .. not to worry.

But we should worry--we should also be acting on these worries with fixes. There are tons of space rocks looming out there. Some are distant.. some are close. And often time, as we see with 2014 RC, we discover them only a short time before they may come close to the planet---or hit. That's the scary part.. the knowing of the unknowing..

Chelyabinsk  was no different. Recall, when Chelyabinsk happened, the world was fixated on another part of the world as a close by asteroid was 'safely' missing the planet. Just then, a boom occurred and the news broke about a big Chelyabinsk  explosion. But not by NASA, or other scientists.. instead on Twitter resulting from the use of dashcams that caught the flying ball of fire in the sky..

And that is how things happen..the 'pink stars' are always falling.

Let's just hope the sky doesn't.

In the mean time.. keep looking up. You never know what you'll find.




New Year's Eve.. Rockin' without Dick Clark in '13

Welcome to the final minutes of the year 2012. Yes. Already. It was so looked forward to, and it is ending so quickly...

It's minus Dick Clark this year, though. And that is notable. Fergie is showering ABC viewers tonight in the pre-game with Dick Clark related footage. Donna Summers is playing while the Doors are swaying. Yes, it's a stroll down amnesia lane in the fast lane. Dick Clarkless 2013. No countdown with the master of Times Square this year.

The show goes on, of course. With Ryan Seacrest to help. Before Seacrest will be 'out' there will be a number of events that occur. A massive ball will drop in Times Square. Revelers will kiss their hearts out.. then race for port-a-potties and their hotel rooms. Maybe stop by a pub and have a cup of cheer..

All around the world, the events are taking place. Some places on Earth are already 2013. The Pope will have a homily about how peace could be achieved. Fireworks will fly high into the night sky.. People will embrace …

Neve Campbell laments her post-SCREAM life: I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies

Neve Campbell Confirms Her 'Scream' Notoriety Inspired Her Decision to Leave Hollywood »

“I needed a minute. In my 20s, it all hit so fast and so big that it was a little overwhelming,” Campbell shared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “Wonderful, obviously, and I’m very grateful for it, but it got to a level, also, where the kinds of things that I was being offered were not the things I wanted to do. I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies.”

And this week she will be jumping out of building with the Rock in theaters ..

All 'scream queens' have gone through a period of confusion, denial.. acceptance. And now for Jamie Lee Curtis 40 years after her introduction to movies via being chased by killer Michael Myers, she is back for a final round.. 
Just as Campbell came home for the final SCREAM..