Today Show: Ugliest Dog Contest Chinese Crested & Supermoon Weekend

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Instagram Video Launches, Death to Vine

With 130 million users, it was only a matter of time until Instagram got into the video business. Taking a cue from the burgeoning app, Vine, Instagram launched a video feature this week. Users can take a 15 second video and add in filter features. So far, Vine just lets you take a quick 6 second video.

Today Show: Ugliest Dog Contest Chinese Crested & Supermoon Weekend

California is hosting the Ugliest Dog contest this week. Chinese Crested and Mexican Hairless pups are flocking to fetch the ugly stick

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Users are getting into the video swing of things, experimenting with the longer film time. It’s worked for three out of four users. Al Roker said he made a great video and then it froze during uploading. No doubt Instagram will be updating that bug shortly.

NASA Hosts The Asteroid Grand Challenge

NASA is asking for your help. They’ve issues The Asteroid Grand Challenge and want regular Joes to find asteroids and create management or destruction plans. You may remember back in February when an asteroid fell to the earth in Russia and injured thousands. The Grand Challenge sounds more like a new reality show or ill fated science fiction movie. Let’s just say, if you can’t stop it, we don’t want to know about it!

Ugliest Dog In The World Contest: Chinese Crested & Hairless Mexican Dogs

Woof. These dogs love to fetch the ugly stick. In California today, hairless, tongue wagging, and big eyed dogs are out in droves, striving to win the title of Ugliest Dog. The competition will most likely be taken by a Chinese Crested, whose tongues are so big they hang out of their mouth and have big bugging eyes.

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Supermoon This Weekend

This is the perfect weekend for stargazing, or should I say moongazing? Saturday and going into Sunday we’ll be seeing what’s called a supermoon. The moon will be closer to earth this weekend than any other weekend. Scientists say the best place to see the event will be over the desert southwest, mid-atlantic, and southern New England.

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