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March 29, 2015

How Long Would It Take To Fall Through?

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Psychopath. Successful Psychopath.

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The successful psychopath remains something of a scientific enigma. This provisional evidence points to some tantalizing possibilities, but we still do not know for sure why one person with pronounced psychopathic traits ends up as a habitual and cold-blooded criminal while another ends up as the prototype for Agent 007.

Humans May Be Wired To Break Up Too, Scientists Say

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How Much Has Earth Changed In 200 Million Years? It May Surprise You

Don't Believe Everything You Read About That Space Rock

Asteroid Earth
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'Crooked King' Reburied 530 Years After His Death

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What Magicians Can Teach Us About How Not To Be Manipulated

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Science May Explain The Rise Of The Hipster Beard

Men Beards
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The Truth About Black Holes & The Large Hadron Collider

Black Hole
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Not Your Ordinary Fire Extinguisher

Fire Sound

'Gaping Hole' Mystery Finally Solved

Jupiter Planet
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'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Wins Prestigious Prize

John Nash
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Is This The Oldest Case Of Breast Cancer?

Oldest Breast Cancer
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This Will Show You Just How Badass Chameleons Are

Human Waste May Be Flush With Valuable Stuff

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Rover Finds Another Building Block For Life On Mars

Curiosity Mars

Study Yields Big Surprise About Inner Earth

Earth Mantle
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What A Mother's Smoking Does To Her Unborn Baby

Smoking Fetus
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Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why

Dog Domestication
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Study Shows Another Big Benefit Of Naps

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Secret Nazi Lair From WWII Uncovered

Argentina Nazi

Scientists Find Ingenious Way To Reuse Those Pesky Packing Peanuts

Packing Peanuts
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Astronomers Solve Cosmic Mystery

Supernova Remnant

Here's What May Have Turned Dogs Into Man's Best Friend

Dog Oxytocin
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Astronauts Blast Off On Super-Long Mission

One Year
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Astronaut Will Return From Space Both Older And Younger Than His Twin

Astronaut Twins
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Laughter Can Make People Reveal Their Secrets

Laughter Health
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NASA Details Bold Asteroid Plan


Car-Sized Salamander Was A Triassic Terror

Monster Salamander
University of Edinburgh

The Real Reason So Many People Are Going Nearsighted

Eye Glasses Closeup
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500,000-Year-Old 'Swiss Army Knife' Discovered

Prehistoric Stone Tool
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Graphene Revolution Coming?

Boyd In Lab
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This Big Guy Ruled Way Before Dinos

Carnufex Ancient Crocodile
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11 Fascinating Facts About Seahorses

Seahorse Camouflage
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Is Super-Chocolate On The Way?

Chocolate Healthy
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Why Loneliness Is A Growing Public Health Issue

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The Untold Tale Of Dogs' Domestication

Dog Domestication
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Surprise Finding Adds To Health Worries Over Ocean Plastic


NFL Player Single-Handedly Kills The ‘Dumb Jock' Stereotype