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Trump-Clinton nasty? Not compared to these campaigns

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare to square off Monday night in their first debate, the expectations are clear: Political bloodsport in primetime.<p>The 2016 race has been notably nasty, with Trump assuming the attack dog role campaigns have traditionally outsourced to running mates …

Thomas Jefferson

Bye, bye, Rosetta: The best moments from the spacecraft's historic mission

<b>UPDATE: Sept. 30, 2016, 7:27 a.m. EDT</b> The Rosetta mission has ended. At 7:20 a.m. ET, European Space Agency mission managers got confirmation that …

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Market momentum is driving these entrepreneurs to dream of huge returns from the blazing business of marijuana.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Long gone are the scary days of <i>Reefer Madness</i> and an insurmountable societal fear of cannabis. CNN's Sanjay Gupta …

Cannabis

To Help Dying Bees, MIT Built A Fake World Where It’s Always Spring

Inside this artificial environment, it’s eternally May.<p>It looks like the interior of any new, still-empty condo development. The ceiling is white. The walls are a neutral gray. It has yet to be staged, save for a lone Dyson fan that whirs in the middle of the room.<p>You’re looking at a home designed …

Bees

The Most Haunted Places in Every State

Get your freak on.<p>An unexplained chill in the air, a whisper in an empty room, a flicker of movement in the corner of your eye: ghost-hunters and …

What we lose when we lose the world’s frogs

Amphibians survived the dinosaur extinction just fine. Why are they in peril now?<p>In September, a frog died in an Atlanta botanical garden. With it went an entire species never to hop along the Earth again. Biologists at Zoo Atlanta who’d looked after the frog for the past 12 years called him …

Biodiversity

Monkeys create stone tools forcing scientists to rethink human evolution

The path of human evolution may need to be rewritten after archaeologists discovered that monkeys also produce ‘tool-like flakes’ that were thought to be uniquely man-made.<p>In a discovery that calls into question decades of research, a band of wild bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil were seen …

Anthropology

Everything we know about the new Nintendo Switch

A hybrid console coming next year<p>The Nintendo Switch — known before its announcement as the NX — is one of the weirdest and most interesting pieces of major gaming hardware we’ve seen for a while. It’s a modular device that can be used as a portable console or placed in a dock for living room …