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Awe-Inspiring Pictures from NASA

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The 17 Most Spectacular NASA Photos Ever Taken. Time to select your new desktop image!
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The very first Xbox One to be distributed on November 22 is being guarded by a tank of tiger sharks. It may look like security gone mad, but you have to admit it's a great publicity stunt.
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10 Great TV Shows That Were Royally Screwed By Their Networks. Tweaking the schedule often means no one knows what they are missing.
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An elephant tries to break a stick. His reaction to failure is one all humans will recognize.
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The Oldest Signs of Life on Earth have been Found in Australia. Bacteria dating back 3.5 billion years built subtle structures in the Outback.
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Should we pay women to breastfeed? Some say it's patronizing, but it just might make the practice appear valuable.
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The Not-So-Ancient History of 10 Thanksgiving Dishes. You're gonna eat them; you may as well know all about them.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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