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1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
(Millions of poignant black-and-white photos have come out of the World War Two era, but it is not often that scenes from the deadliest conflict in human history can be seen in living color. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2294284/WWII-)
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Category: Humanity
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
(The existence of massive stars up to a whopping 120 times the mass of the sun has long perplexed astronomers.)
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Category: Astronomy
3. The Door To Hell
3. The Door To Hell
(In 1971 while drilling in Turkmenistan geologists hit a pocket of methane gas and rather than venting it they set it on fire 49 years later its still burning.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
( space-time may have six dimensions, with the extra two being time-like.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
(At 8:45 EDT NASA's Messenger spacecraft will fire its thruster for nearly 14 min. slowing the spacecraft by 862 meters per second to move into orbit around Mercury at a minimum altitude of 200 kilometers.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
(To try to understand how schizophrenia affects the brain, scientists tweaked a computer system until it began to exhibit the same symptoms as a schizophrenic human mind. )
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Category: Technology
7. New Photos Of The Sun
7. New Photos Of The Sun
(A new series of false-color images of the Sun released by NASA. )
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Category: Astronomy
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
(The magnitude 6.3 earthquake that ravaged Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, also broke a 30 million-ton piece of ice off the Tasman Glacier.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
(Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. )
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Category: Physics
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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Category: Earth Sciences

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1. James Webb Space Telescope In Danger
1. James Webb Space Telescope In Danger
(For years, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been the most likely candidate as a successor to the legacy of Hubble, but now that has come under serious threat.)
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Rating: 3.03
Category: Astronomy
2. Giant Propellers Discovered in Saturn's Rings
2. Giant Propellers Discovered in Saturn's Rings
(Giant propeller-shaped structures have been discovered in the rings of Saturn and appear to be created by a new class of hidden moons, NASA announced Thursday. )
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Rating: 3.03
Category: Astronomy
3. 101 Amazing Facts Of Earth
3. 101 Amazing Facts Of Earth
(The following list of Earth's extremes and other amazing facts is presented in Q&A format, so you can cover the answers to test your knowledge of the home planet.)
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Rating: 3.02
Category: Living World
4. Libya's Airforce Compared To The Coalition's
4. Libya's Airforce Compared To The Coalition's
(Just how does the Libyan Airforce stack up against the coalitions?)
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Rating: 3.02
Category: Technology
5. Declassified FBI Reports
5. Declassified FBI Reports
(Here is a directory of FBI documents they were forced to release due to Freedom of Information Act.)
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Humanity
6. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science
6. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science
(NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back. )
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Astronomy
7. An Ocean of Plastic...In Birds' Guts
7. An Ocean of Plastic...In Birds' Guts
(Photographed decomposed bodies of chicks that have been fed plastic litter by confused parents.)
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Living World
8. Bear vs Cougar
8. Bear vs Cougar
(What will happen when two top carnivores clash?)
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Living World
9. Newcomer to Florida Keys is Unwelcome, Uncouth
9. Newcomer to Florida Keys is Unwelcome, Uncouth
(The non-native lionfish has caused ecological havoc everywhere it has spread. Now it has reached the Florida Keys.)
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Living World
10. History's Biggest Lungfish
10. History's Biggest Lungfish
(The biggest lungfish on record has been uncovered in an unexpected place a drawer in the Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.)
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Rating: 3.01
Category: Living World