This is a news website article about a scientific paper. I can vouch that these are almost the same all over the world, except some come with pictures. And don't skip the related links at the bottom.
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Nine Restaurants Sent Back From the Future to Destroy Us (With Good Eats). Cooking, ordering, and delivery all go hi-tech at an eatery near you. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
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How Much Should We Practice? A new study shows that it's better to occasionally step back and listen for a while.
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The Limburger Cheese War. Stinky or not, it was a matter of pride and honor between postmasters who wouldn't back down.
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Jackie Chan vs. the Eye of Sauron. If you've ever seen any Jackie Chan movie, you know how this animated short turns out.
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Tower repair in the big city. Warning: looking at this picture might make you feel just a little woozy.
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Shirley was ordered to stay in bed and eat a strict bland diet until the baby arrives. Her husband takes special care to liven up her dull breakfast by creating elaborate scenes with her food. (via Nag on the Lake)
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VELCRO: The Humble Origins of the Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to My Sneakers. Many think it was developed for the space program, but the sticky stuff goes back much further.