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Astronomers just spotted a new ‘Super Earth’ planet that feels a whole lot like home

Humans originated here on planet Earth and, all things considered, it’s a mighty nice place to be, but we won’t be able to stay here forever. …

10 Extreme Hikes You Can Do Without Being a Pro

National parks are the backyard of the United States: They provide a natural refuge for the cooped up, modern, digital soul. Miles of trails within the National Park System invite hikers from the world over into their inner reaches—and the diverse landscape of the U.S. means a hike to Angels …

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In Just 4 Hours, Google's AI Mastered All The Chess Knowledge in History

"This algorithm could run cities, continents, universes."<p>Chess isn't an easy game, by human standards. But for an artificial intelligence powered by …

10 of the most mysterious codes and ciphers in history

Whether your sending messages from behind enemy lines or hiding codes in cat memes, ciphers have been used to deliver secret messages for centuries – …

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Scientists find 'behemoth' black hole so big it could challenge our understanding of the universe's beginning

Scientists just found a very huge, very young supermassive black hole. As far as we know, it shouldn't be able to exist, and it just might re-write …

Republicans Are Looting the Treasury While They Still Can

Joshua HollandThey know a backlash is coming, and they’re making the most of their power while they have it.The post Republicans Are Looting the …

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In Flynn, Mueller unearths more lies _ and a key witness

WASHINGTON (AP) — More smoke but no smoking gun.<p>Michael Flynn's guilty plea Friday revealed a new layer of lies unearthed by the far-reaching investigation into ties between President Donald Trump and Russia, and put heightened scrutiny on the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. But Flynn's …

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Trump Appears to Have Admitted That He Obstructed Justice

Could it be? The day we all knew was coming, eventually, appears to now be upon us. Donald Trump may have just incriminated himself in the Russia …

Tiny Creatures: The Marvelous World of Microbes, in an Illustrated Children’s Book

A vibrant ode to science inspired by folk art.<p><i>“You are mostly not you,”</i> microbial ecologist Rob Knight wrote in his fascinating exploration of the human microbiome, in which he pointed out that only 1% of the genes in our bodies are human and the remaining 99% are microbial. It’s a staggering …

50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child – Page 11

<b>The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats</b><p>A lovely, quiet classic about wonder and the joy of new snow. Suitable for any time of year.

Where the Wild Things Really Are: Maurice Sendak Illustrates the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

A dialogue in darkness and light across two centuries of magic and genius.<p>It is always an immeasurable delight when a beloved artist reimagines a beloved children’s book — take, for instance, the various illustrations for <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> and <i>The Hobbit</i> from the past century — but I have a special …

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30 Feminist Children's Books That Every Child Should Read

There are no stories about princesses being rescued in here.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

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10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

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<b>What is it?</b> The new hardback book from German illustrator Dieter Braun published by Flying Eye Books. The book follows on from Braun’s previous work, …

An Illustrated Fictional Day in the Real Lives of Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein

Parisian misadventures in multitasking drawn from one of history’s great loves.<p>One September afternoon in her thirtieth year, during her first day as an American expat in Paris, <b>Alice B. Toklas</b> (April 30, 1877–March 7, 1967) found herself seated across from “a golden brown presence, burned by the …

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Time Is When: A Charming Vintage Children’s Book About the Most Perplexing Dimension of Existence

“Time is from before to now; from now to later. Time is when.”<p><i>“What is time? Things change, and time is how we keep track,”</i> science writer James Gleick wrote in the final pages of his invigorating tour of our temporal imagination. Central to Gleick’s inquiry into our relationship with time is the …

A Digital Archive of 1,800+ Children’s Books from UCLA

In the early 18th century, the novel was seen as a frivolous and trivial form at best, a morally corrupting one at worst. Given that the primary …

The best children’s books of 2017

Whatever their age, kids will be engaged and inspired by this year’s diverse offerings<p><b>Age 0-4</b><p><b>Katinka’s Tail</b> <b>by Judith Kerr</b><p>(HarperCollins)<p>From the beloved creator of Mog and <i>The Tiger Who Came to Tea</i>, this feline adventure – featuring the snow-white Katinka and her unusual tail – will enthral toddlers …

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Disco Spider Pulsates With Color, Baffling Scientists

"I haven't seen anything like it," scientist says of the flashy arachnid from Asia.<p>That shifting, swirling thing that resembles a snake’s head? It’s a spider.<p>Rather, a spider’s abdomen. Regularly photographed in Singapore, the creature's pulsating designs are proving a tricky puzzle to solve. …

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Don’t call it post-truth. There’s a simpler word: lies

Sixteen years ago, I sat in court 73 of the Royal Courts of Justice in London and felt the ground crumble beneath my feet. I was following the libel trial brought by David Irving, the Holocaust denier and “pro-Nazi polemicist” – to quote the judge’s eventual verdict – against Penguin Books, which …

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FBI, CIA Agree That Russia Was Trying To Help Trump Win The Election

Two intelligence sources say the FBI agrees with the CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the U.S. election, in part to help Donald Trump, clearing up any confusion and other reporting that the agencies weren't in sync.<p>The entire intelligence community, in fact, is now in alignment that the …

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Michelle Obama: Americans will miss 'having a grown-up in the White House'

The first lady spoke with Oprah Winfrey in likely her last interview of the year, and drew a clear contrast between Barack Obama and Donald Trump<p>Michelle Obama urges students to keep up diversity legacy: ‘It’s your turn now’<p>America is now a country without hope, Michelle Obama has said.<p>Asked by …

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Pete Carroll on sideline confrontation with Richard Sherman: 'We're going to be all right'

Seattle cornerback<p>Richard Shermanwasn’t happy about a play called by CoachPete Carrollduring the third quarter of the Seahawks’ 24-3 win over the Rams on Thursday night.<p>So Sherman was sure to let Carroll — and pretty much everyone else — know exactly how he felt.<p>Sherman could be seen on the …