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10 Biggest Reveals In Marvel's Star Wars Comics So Far

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm for a whopping $4 billion and announced a new trilogy of Star Wars movies set after the events of the original …

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Jack White: 26 Quotes That Will Make You Stop And Think

Jack White: Guitar hero. Technology-hater. Aesthetic mastermind. Say what you will, but Jack’s a man who knows what he likes and sticks to his …

Jack White

Why music has a hotline to our emotions

In the first of our new series answering your questions, we explore why music can be so emotionally charged.<p><b>Q: Why does music have a hotline to our emotions? What is the evolutionary advantage of this? <br>Philip Le Riche, via email</b><p><b>David Robson, BBC Future feature writer, answers:</b> <br>Who hasn’t ever felt …

Why Earth has 4 seasons

Some assume our planet’s changing distance from the sun causes the change in the seasons. That’s logical, but not the case, for Earth.<p>Nearly everyone …

Astronomy

Day and night exactly equal at equinoxes?

On the day of an equinox, the center of the sun would set about 12 hours after rising – given a level horizon, as at sea, and no atmospheric …

Astronomy

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

Growing a penis at 12: the 'Guevedoce' boys of the Dominican Republic

Scientists and BBC presenter travelled to the Dominican Republic to meet the 'Guevedoce' males who do not grow a penis until puberty<p>I hated going through puberty; voice cracking, swinging moods, older brother laughing at me. But compared to Johnny, who lives in a small town in the Dominican …