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In a continuation of her Dancing with Costica series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white
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Declaring “justice has been done,” President Obama announced late Sunday that Usama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan, marking the end of the worldwide manhunt that began nearly a decade
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Here’s What Happened When a Supposedly Atheist ‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Questioned a Pastor About Contentious Anti-Discrimination
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Within a nondescript Bronze Age cemetery first discovered by Swedish archaeologists in 1934 and rediscovered by the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute in 2000, researchers have found the oldest and best-preserved
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Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that
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