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   Check out the breathtaking winners of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:00:00 +0000

This year's winners of the London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition went above and beyond to capture beautiful scenes from all across the natural world.
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Check out the breathtaking winners of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:00:00 +0000

This year's winners of the London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition went above and beyond to capture beautiful scenes from all across the natural world.
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Watch live as the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft snags a chunk of asteroid
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is about to collect a sample of rock and dust from the asteroid Bennu, which may give scientists clues to how life on Earth originally formed.
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Everyone should have a social life, especially older adults
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 15:17:49 +0000

Researchers suggest that prescribing socialization could help older adults foster brain health.
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Become a better writer with these online tools
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

There are plenty of great tools that can flag the worst of your mistakes, offer advice, and help you communicate your thoughts and ideas more efficiently.
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Meet the disease detectives fighting to understand COVID-19
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0000

The CDC's special investigative unit quietly churns out the world's leading experts in hunting down newly emerging pathogens.
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Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas?
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 22:43:08 +0000

If the megalodon were living in the dark, inky depths, it would have had to become a very different sort of creature—one we might not find nearly as cinematic.
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One motorcycle rally may have triggered COVID-19′s new Midwest surge
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 22:13:52 +0000

Last week, the US and many individual states saw their highest numbers of COVID-19 infections in a single day, a study found that transmission is not slowed during warmer months, and an investigation of a motorcycle rally in August found that the event may have drastically increased or caused widespread outbreaks in the Midwest.
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Healthy forests do more than just prevent wildfires
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:00:00 +0000

Restoring western forests by thinning out small trees and dead wood is an important strategy for a number of reasons. But these projects aren't fast, easy, or cheap.
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The ‘near-Herculean’ effort by daycare workers to prevent COVID-19 spread is working
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:55:27 +0000

Childcare programs aren’t likely to spread COVID-19 through the community when employees take precautions such as wearing masks and keeping the kids in their care socially distanced from each other.
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The world’s biggest jet engine, explained
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:43:22 +0000

The newly certified engines can each produce 105,000 pounds of thrust.
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France’s new military trucks can form a convoy with just one driver
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:10:08 +0000

The family of trucks was revealed for the first time in mid-September. And the 8×8 and 6×6 versions are ready to go.
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14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

The bounty of the marine environment is astounding, with delicious meals made available from a staggering variety of natural items.
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Astronomers caught a black hole slurping up a star like spaghetti
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0000

When a star ventures a little too close to a black hole, the intense tidal forces suck into it like a giant noodle of star stuff in a cosmic (and much more chaotic) reenactment of that iconic scene in “Lady and the Tramp.” The black hole’s extreme gravitational pull shreds the star into thin strands of material—a process delightfully called “spaghettification.” When these noodle-like strips get sucked into the black hole, they release a powerful bright flare of energy. In September of 2019, the light from such a doomed encounter reached Earth.
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Shovels you’ll definitely dig
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 12:14:00 +0000

A high-quality shovel can make or break your lawn care, construction project, or camping trip. It could also save your life.
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Gloves that make excellent gifts for just about anybody
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 12:03:00 +0000

These gloves make handy gifts, offering all-season dexterity protection for everyone you care about.
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The Beats Flex wireless headphones offer some AirPod functionality for just $50
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 09:00:00 +0000

Back in 2017, Beats introduced the Beats X for $150. Now, the Beats Flex offer improved sound and instant connection for just $50.
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The best TV and media stands for your home
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 23:01:00 +0000

Sturdy, attractive, and well-designed TV stands that will tie any room together. Have a home for all your media.
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Use every inch of your pantry with these door organizers
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 22:58:57 +0000

Sturdy and smart pantry door organizers offer extra storage for your baking supplies, snack rations, and couponing stash.
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How mystery flavors confuse our taste buds
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 20:58:18 +0000

A fan submitted the idea for the White Mystery Airhead decades ago, and while it’s definitely fruity, only a handful of people know the secret behind its taste.
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This pair of dancing stars will one day collide and explode
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

Researchers explain the stellar movements of the Wolf-rayet binary star system called Apep, a true oddity in our galaxy.
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