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France’s SEAL Team Six

The famed French paramilitary hostage-rescue unit took down the Charlie Hebdo killers. But there are fears it’ll be overwhelmed by a wave of new …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …


Chicago's Gangster Past, Minus the Romance

A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.<p>Even a casual observer of American history will no doubt recognize several of the names in <i>Gangsters and Grifters</i>, a new book of early 20th century crime photographs from the <i>Chicago …

Here are the popular routes that will be cheaper to fly this year

There’s good news for those who resolved to travel more in 2015. Overall, ticket prices will be cheaper globally, thanks to lower fuel prices, and a forecast economic pickup in some regions that could help drive flyer demand and airline capacity. That’s according to a data-heavy report (pdf) by …


How good is 'Interstellar'? It's complicated

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the new movie "Interstellar," Earth is on the brink of becoming uninhabitable and the future of human life rests in the hands of Matthew McConaughey.<p>Or rather, it rests in the hands of the farmer and former NASA pilot McConaughey plays in "Interstellar," Christopher Nolan's latest epic …


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