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They Saw Earth From Space. Here’s How It Changed Them.

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They Saw Earth From Space. Here’s How It Changed Them. A significant number of those who've flown in space later went into professions and projects to study, improve, and protect our Earth.

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The Africans Who Called Tudor England Home. People from Africa and their descendants were a small minority, but during that period they lived among the various social classes in England.

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Extreme Wheelchair Sport WCMX Proves Disabilities Don’t Have to Limit You. WCMX is a cross between skating and BMX biking, and it's a thrill to watch.

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My Life Not Knowing What Colors Look Like. Brooke Swanson was always color blind, but of course she didn't know that as a child, because you don't miss what you've never had.

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Puffy, the Hypnotist Cat. In 1945, the American Feline Society bestowed the title of "King of All Cats" to a Persian cat with a peculiar talent.

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The Reckoning. Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson went to Papua New Guinea to make documentaries until tribal warfare ran them off, but Connolly returned 25 years later.

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17 Delicious Meatless Dinners for Lent. Or for any time, if you want to avoid meat and save money.

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This Was Once the Fifth Playing Card Suit. It's hard enough to keep up with 52 cards, much less 65.

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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