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I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (26 March 2016)

<b>Top picks</b><p>From me at the Atlantic:<p>The Mysterious Thing About a Marvelous New Synthetic Cell<br>• Funding Freeze Hits Natural History Museum Collections<br>• Adorable Prairie Dogs Brutally Kill Baby Ground Squirrels<br>• Scientists Can Now Watch the Brain Evaluate Risk<p>A truly beautiful piece of writing about a rare …

Amazon will sell more PlayStation VR bundles starting tomorrow

Get your wallets ready at 5PM ET<p>Sony's PlayStation VR headset doesn't start shipping until October, but preorders for the virtual reality headset are already going fast. Amazon's stock quickly sold out after its page went live on Tuesday, but those who missed the first round will have an …

Pi Day: your guide to this infinitely interesting number

The celebrated approximation to 3.14 is much more than the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, but also crops up in statistics to the laws of gravity, fluid dynamics to number theory<p>Today, 14 March, is Pi Day, an annual celebration of a rather special number: pi (π). Although most …

Prince Slayed in His New Passport Photo: 6 Things You Need to Know Before Renewing Yours

Prince passport<p>Leave it to Prince to take the passport photo of all passport photos. The music legend tweeted a picture of his new snap with the caption “PRINCE ROGERS NELSON::PASSPORT PICTURE 2/11/16.” But what we really wish he had shared were his secrets to this killer shot. That hair! That …

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Visiting quarterbacks have one huge advantage on Wild Card Weekend

The quarterbacks of all four wild-card teams have combined for 37 postseason starts, while their opponents this weekend have yet to make a single …

Morning News: America’s Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities Revealed

Condé Nast Traveler readers have once again ranked the world’s relative friendliness.<p>“For the third year running, we've asked our readers to rate a city's ‘friendliness’ in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey,” and places like Austin, New Orleans, and Santa Fe got nods for their welcoming vibes. At …

94-Year-Old Who Allegedly Served in Auschwitz Faces 3,681 Accessory to Murder Charges

BERLIN — German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old man with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served in the Nazi death camp Auschwitz. Schwerin prosecutors' spokesman Stefan Urbanek said Monday the suspect was an SS sergeant who served as a medic in Auschwitz in an SS …

iOS 9 Leak Reveals Apple's 'Huge' New Focus

What do you want from iOS 9? Well the chances are about 50% of you are about to have your prayers answered.<p>Fascinating news from industry pillar 9to5Mac reveals Apple’s next generation of iOS will break from its tradition in recent years of cramming in new features and functionality and instead …

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'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Arrested Again, This Time in Florida

Marilyn Jean Hartman, the California woman with a long record of sneaking past security onto airplanes, has apparently done it again and faces new charges in Florida, authorities said Monday.<p>According to the arrest report, Hartman, 63, said she managed to get past security Sunday in Minnesota and …

Sierra Nevada's New Hop Hunter IPA Is Like No Other Beer in Its Class

Behold the first ever wet hop beer...that's even fresh in the winter. You can drink it February 1.<p>You might not realize that hops—one of four necessary ingredients in beer—are only fresh, or "ripe," for a 6- to 8-week window every year. That's usually from mid-August until mid-September when, …