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Biodiversity May Thrive Through Games Of Rock-Paper-Scissors

Posted: 05 Mar 2020 03:18 PM PST

Recent findings add weight to the evidence that intransitive competitions between species enrich the diversity of nature.

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This Mexican Fireworks Festival Is Extremely Dangerous And Extremely Fun

Posted: 03 Mar 2020 01:32 PM PST

The world's wildest pyrotechnic display takes place in the first week of March.

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A Kashmiri Journalist On Life Under Clampdown

Posted: 04 Mar 2020 11:57 AM PST

Aamir Ali Bhat says in the past seven months, the Centre's dilution of Article 370 has had a telling effect on the lives of thousands of people.

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Please Enjoy Watching This Overly Enthusiastic Lamb Leap In Jubilation At Feeding Time

Posted: 03 Mar 2020 11:22 AM PST

This lamb in Deering, New Hampshire was happy as a clam upon news that it was time for food.

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How To Surf Alaska's Bore Tide

Posted: 04 Mar 2020 02:44 PM PST

Turnagain Arm offers surfers an experience they can't get anywhere else in the country.

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Why Is Wine So Confusing?

Posted: 04 Mar 2020 11:23 AM PST

There are thousands and thousands of wines on the market. No wonder it's so hard to know what to buy.

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'SNL' Cold Open Takes On The Coronavirus Outbreak, As 'The Ingraham Angle'

Posted: 08 Mar 2020 09:57 AM PDT

Before interviewing Senator Warren, the TV host makes it clear who is spreading lies about the outbreak.

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Why Japan Is Obsessed With Paper

Posted: 04 Mar 2020 03:10 PM PST

For a country often depicted as the pinnacle of high-tech living Japan has a surprising and enduring obsession with paper. That might finally be changing.

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Why We Should Eliminate The Tipped Minimum Wage

Posted: 03 Mar 2020 10:56 AM PST

Many restaurantgoers don't realize that tipped workers get a different base pay than everyone else and mostly live off of customer tips. If they do know, they might not understand all of the inherent problems with it.

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James Bond, Now In The 'SNL' Universe, Tries His Luck At An American Casino

Posted: 08 Mar 2020 10:00 AM PDT

Secret Agent 007 returns to action and tries his luck at a Vegas casino.

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Photos Of Quirky, Beautiful Animal Crossings Around The World

Posted: 03 Mar 2020 04:05 PM PST

Animal crossings, also known as animal bridges or wildlife overpasses, protect animals from traffic and promote genetic diversity.

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Squandered Time: How The Trump Administration Lost Control Of The Coronavirus Crisis

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 07:06 PM PST

The coronavirus had already begun to spiral out of control when Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, during routine Senate testimony, made a surprising claim.

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Airlines Are Burning Thousands Of Gallons Of Fuel Flying Empty 'Ghost' Planes So They Can Keep Their Flight Slots During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 07:34 PM PST

Demand for flights has collapsed around the globe amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak.

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This Footage Of 1890s Paris Upscaled To 4K 60 FPS Is Like Stepping Out Of A Time Machine

Posted: 04 Mar 2020 10:39 AM PST

Denis Shiryaev, who previously upscaled other vintage footage of the 1890s using neural networks, colorized and upscaled this old video of Belle Époque-era Paris and the results are extraordinary.

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The Inside Story Of Elizabeth Warren's Collapse

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 01:32 PM PST

Elizabeth Warren's campaign brass realized they had bungled her budget at the worst possible time.

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The Wild Snakes Of Texas

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 07:14 PM PST

Lessons for living alongsidethe venomous and non-venomous predatorsin an ever-growing state.

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Statistics Professor Trolls Students With 'Exam Answers (Not For Students)' Link In Online Course Materials

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 06:44 PM PST

A curious college student was looking through her online materials for her statistics class and found a link that said "exam answers (NOT FOR STUDENTS)." She got a kick out of where the link sent her.

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Erik Prince Recruits Ex-Spies To Help Infiltrate Liberal Groups

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 01:16 PM PST

Prince, a contractor close to the Trump administration, contacted veteran spies for operations by Project Veritas, the conservative group known for conducting stings on news organizations and other groups.

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One Of The Rarest Video Game Consoles Of All Time Just Sold For $360,000 At Auction

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 06:27 PM PST

A failed partnership 28 years ago between a pair of gigantic names in gaming has resulted in one of the rarest pieces of hardware in video game history selling at auction today for a staggering $360,000—and it doesn't even include a single game.

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'Parasite' Turned A Korean Instant Noodle Dish Into A Hit At Fancy NYC Restaurants

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 02:09 PM PST

Mostly non-Koreans are buying the fancy version of jjapaguri, which costs as much as $25 a bowl in NYC

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Why Are All Fast Food Restaurants Starting To Look Alike?

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 01:26 PM PST

An explainer on why fast food restaurants are all starting to use the same architectural design.

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The Macabre Comfort Of Coronavirus Stockpiling Videos

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 06:30 PM PST

People are panicking, and when we panic, we spend.

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How Testing Failures Allowed Coronavirus To Sweep The United States

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 04:09 PM PST

The Trump administration's decision to forgo a World Health Organization test and create its own had fateful consequences, experts say.

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YouTuber Bought A $500 Chevy Trailblazer That Wouldn't Start And Brought It Back To Life

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 02:22 PM PST

A car repair expert cheaply bought a dead SUV and miraculously was able to save it.

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The Miracle Of Moving A Piano In New York City

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 04:54 PM PST

How do you get a 800-pound grand piano up a narrow staircase in a Harlem townhouse?

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Amazon Is Secretly Working On A Cure For The Common Cold

Posted: 06 Mar 2020 04:40 PM PST

The company has hired scientists and engineers to work on the effort, which sits under its top secret research and development group called "Grand Challenge."

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Olympus Shows Off 2000mm Reach By Shooting Mt. Fuji From 42 Miles Away

Posted: 06 Mar 2020 02:59 PM PST

To show what you can do with 2000mm of reach at your fingertips, Olympus took the lens up onto the rooftop of one of its facilities and pointed it at Mount Fuji, 42 miles away.

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How Nickelodeon Put Kids Inside Video Games On 'Nick Arcade'

Posted: 07 Mar 2020 05:11 PM PST

How the wildly popular early 90s Nickelodeon show "Nick Arcade" pulled off its incredible technical design.

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