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People Like Sharks More When They Swim to Upbeat Music

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Why do we find sharks so terrifying? Well, it seems like film soundtracks are partly to blame. New research indicates that the ominous music that often accompanies footage of sharks leaves viewers with a negative impression of these great big fish—and that this effect is lessened when upbeat music is played instead.

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The Biggest Thing to Happen in the East Room of the White House
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The East Room of the White House has been the location of many important events, but nothing will ever be as big as this one.

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Advice from the CIA's 'Simple Sabotage Field Manual'
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During WWII, the CIA published The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, which provided a number of ways to quietly disrupt the system.

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