Weekend Links: Surviving in Outer Space

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Neil deGrasse-Tyson has the scoop on how long a human being would last on each planet in our solar system. Don't get too excited about that Martian vacation home.

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Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of lead? Ah, not so fast: there might be a little more nuance to the question.

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In the wake of this year's U.S. — Africa Leaders Summit, there's still a lot the average reader has to learn about the continent, particularly about its geography.

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There's a whole lot of new slang that's now fair game in Scrabble.

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You can't turn back time, but you sure can convincingly recreate a beloved childhood photo as a grown-up — although that Batman costume might not fit quite the same way anymore.

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There are still at least 10 major mysteries about dinosaurs that leave even the experts scratching their heads.

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Passengers awaiting their flights in Prague's Václav Havel Airport lounge must have first groaned, then been pleasantly surprised when the man who sat down at the public piano put his own unique, and supremely skilled, spin on Beethoven's "Für Elise."

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Sunday night will be prime time for skygazers. Don't miss out.

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August 10, 2014 - 10:30am
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