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July 30 2014 3:54 PMPound ItProof that handshakes are grosser than fist bumps.
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July 29 2014 3:43 PMThe Siberian CratersMore have been found. What’s causing them?  
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July 25 2014 3:17 PMShoemaker-Levy 9’s LegacyThe huge comet impact on Jupiter that helped convince NASA to track near-Earth objects.
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July 24 2014 1:35 PMBring Back the StripesA sheriff claims Orange Is the New Black is forcing him to change outfits for the incarcerated.
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July 22 2014 1:20 PMWhen Are Americans Happiest With Their Appearance?Hint: It takes a very long time.
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July 18 2014 3:30 PMThe Ocean in a TankThe incredible, ominous power of the FloWave simulation pool.
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July 18 2014 9:59 AMThe HoleWhat could have caused the gaping crater spotted in Sibera’s Yamal peninsula?
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July 15 2014 1:33 PMThey WalkPaleocharinus, a spider ancestor, was among the first land creatures on Earth. 
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July 14 2014 3:28 PMWhat You Learn From 60,000 Pregnancies in Eight CountriesBabies born to healthy, educated mothers have one major thing in common.
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July 11 2014 12:54 PMThe Milky Way’s Mysterious “Halo”The view from the most faraway stars in our galaxy.
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July 10 2014 2:43 PMWhere’d You Get Your Grass?The “first chimp fad” suggests primates want to be fashionable, too.
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July 9 2014 12:58 PMHow Do We Build the Mars Colony of the Future? These 3-D-printing robots may be a start.   
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July 8 2014 3:49 PMThe “Executive Function” PuzzleNew research suggests kids who direct their own activities have better outcomes.
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July 7 2014 4:48 PMThe Billy Bookcase Grows UpIkea’s classic bookcase will now look slightly less like a shop-class souvenir.
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July 7 2014 2:22 PMMalcolm Gladwell, Meet Amazon's VP of FulfillmentThe sitdown every Hachette writer wants to have. 
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July 3 2014 12:45 PMFive Legs Are Better Than FourThe surprising utility of the kangaroo’s tail.
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July 30 2014 2:46 PMFinding Mr. Right Too SoonMy boyfriend is perfect, but I still want to enjoy my 20s.
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July 28 2014 1:45 PMFreezing Memories in TimeCarnegie Mellon’s amazing 3-D “Panoptic Studio.”
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July 24 2014 4:21 PM“Domestication Syndrome” How people physically change the animals closest to them.
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July 23 2014 1:47 PMBaby’s Body ImageMy mother is obsessed with my 1-year-old’s weight.
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July 21 2014 2:23 PM“Please Tell Us What You Saw … ”Will Howard Stern-inspired pranksters ever stop making it on live TV?  
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July 18 2014 2:17 PMWhat if Cable News Covered the Lunar Landing?  We're a long way from Walter Cronkite.
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July 16 2014 1:30 PMMajor Parking PickleThe guy in the assigned space next to mine accused me of scratching his car.
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July 15 2014 9:13 AMAfter David’s Announcement How did David Plotz feel after he delivered his big news to the Slate team?
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July 11 2014 2:23 PMThe Art of Getting American Citizenship After You’re DeadOnly seven people ever have. 
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July 10 2014 6:05 PMThe Legend of PykreteA onetime World War II “supermaterial” may be making a comeback.
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July 9 2014 1:46 PMA Genetic Disease Kept SecretMy aunt won’t tell her son he may have a fatal kidney disease.
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July 9 2014 8:30 AMThe SodaStream Killer? Why Starbucks is getting into soda in 2014.
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July 8 2014 1:22 PMWill the Real Plymouth Colony Please Stand Up?  Finding the original site, one laborious dig at a time. 
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July 7 2014 3:56 PMLindsay Lohan’s Lacey Jonas ProblemCan celebrities really win lawsuits over unflattering portrayals of themselves?
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July 3 2014 1:30 PMA New Kind of Space Rock in SwedenIt could help explain an ancient boom of life on Earth.

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