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Here's a cosmic contradiction: A tiny supermassive black hole. Astronomers using the Magellan II telescope in Chile and NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the smallest supermassive black
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We find ourselves once again caught up in the spectacle of another presidential election, and once again the majority of Americans are acting as if this election will make a difference and bring about
'Senior officers gathered us in a conference room': Russian Army major describes being sent to Ukraine
Vladimir Starkov is currently held in a detention center in Kiev after being intercepted three weeks ago with a truck full of ammunition. He was driving the truck from Donetsk to Yasne, a small village
It isn't even really a matter of opinion — sure, personal taste will dictate how much you enjoy any given Flash story, but the character's importance is about as objective as you can get in comic books.
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