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Sept. 16 2014 3:04 PMA Tower Above the TreesThe tallest structure in South America will soon be deep in the Amazon.
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Sept. 12 2014 3:18 PMBeware the Coffee PotResearchers introduced a virus to a workplace and watched it spread. (It was fast.)
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Sept. 11 2014 3:15 PMUnderneath StonehengeDigital scans reveal a map of burial mounds and ritual shrines at the site.
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Sept. 10 2014 12:36 PMWhat’s the Best Value at a Bar?Well drinks? Expensive wine? Breaking down typical alcohol margins.
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Sept. 5 2014 1:26 PMMegarocketNASA’s ambitious Space Launch System will be ready for testing by 2018.
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Sept. 3 2014 5:23 PMWhat Happens When You Demolish a Giant Dam?The return of a natural ecosystem in Washington.
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Sept. 3 2014 1:25 PMObsessed With Fiancé’s Sexual PastHow do I get over it?
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Aug. 29 2014 4:17 PMIce, Ice BabyThe mystery of Death Valley's sliding rocks, solved.
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Aug. 28 2014 2:08 PMStrangleweed's Novel TacticsThe parasitic plant punctures its victims and trades deceptive genetic messages with them.
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Aug. 27 2014 2:00 PMDad Who’s Deep in the WeedMy wife wants me to stop smoking pot now that we’ve had a baby.
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Aug. 25 2014 12:56 PMNutella Has a Hazelnut ProblemFirst Sriracha, now this.
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Aug. 20 2014 1:33 PMA Tipping Point for ElephantsPoachers have slaughtered 100,000 in just three years. 
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Aug. 18 2014 12:23 PMWhat’s the Best Way to Stack Spherical Objects?A 400-year-old theory, finally confirmed.
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Aug. 13 2014 2:55 PMDeceitful Airline PassengerI board planes early with the people ”who need extra time”—even though I don’t.
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Aug. 11 2014 1:21 PMApproachability, Youthful Attractiveness, DominanceThe basic facial expressions that determine first impressions.  
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Aug. 6 2014 1:38 PMMy Husband Hired a Sexy SecretaryHis new assistant has a cheating past. Should I be worried?
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Sept. 15 2014 1:43 PMHidden Messages in Corporate LogosSubtle cues from FedEx, Amazon, and others.
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Sept. 11 2014 4:27 PMA Sanctuary for Sunken ShipsThunder Bay’s eerie underwater ship graveyard will be federally protected.
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Sept. 10 2014 2:01 PMBabysitting ConundrumHow do I find out if my neighbors are really willing to watch my kid?
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Sept. 8 2014 4:16 PMWho Is Black Adam? Who Is Shazam?Explaining the latest obscure superhero to get the franchise treatment.
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Sept. 4 2014 5:09 PMWhat Is This Strange Sea Creature?Researchers are stumped—but it could be essential to the animal family tree.
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Sept. 3 2014 1:50 PMWas Stonehenge Once a Full Circle?Dry weather and a short hose may have revealed one of the prehistoric monument’s secrets.
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Sept. 2 2014 2:54 PMWhat Exactly Was the “Mars Face”?An image so powerful NASA spent 20 years debunking it.
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Aug. 28 2014 7:35 PMLock Pickers, Meet 3-D PrintersEngineers warn that an old trick could get new life with the ever-cheaper technology.
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Aug. 27 2014 7:13 PMThe Hypersonic Weapon of the Future (if It Worked)The HTV-2 is designed to reach any target on Earth within an hour.
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Aug. 26 2014 12:41 PMIceberg, Ahoy!Climate change has made the Northern Atlantic waters more dangerous.
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Aug. 21 2014 3:46 PMShark Week Was Never About the SharksStaged documentaries are bad, but decades of exploiting shark fears is worse.
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Aug. 18 2014 6:44 PM Jyoti Amge Joins Ryan Murphy's Freak ShowWill her American Horror Story part go too far?  
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Aug. 18 2014 10:26 AMSo You Wanna Be a Journalist?Advice from Slate’s Supreme Court and law reporter Dahlia Lithwick.
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Aug. 12 2014 2:37 PMZombie StarMore than 110 million light-years away from Earth, a star lives on after its death.  
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Aug. 8 2014 1:59 PMMonster PenguinPalaeeudyptes klekowskii might have reached 6 feet long and weighed up to 250 pounds.

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