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The Toilet Theory of the Internet

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Why a giant ‘cold spot’ in the cosmic microwave background has long perplexed astronomers

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After 124 Years, One of Canada’s Oldest Independent Newspapers Dies

OpenAI’s Long-Term AI Risk Team Has Disbanded

James Webb Telescope Detects Earliest Known Black Hole Merger, Just 740 Million Years After the Big Bang

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Carbon pricing works, major meta-study finds

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Military rank affects medical care, offering societal insights: Study

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China Uses Giant Rail Gun to Shoot Smart Bomb Nine Miles Into the Sky

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MeerKAT: The South African Radio Telescope That’s Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos

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Voice Actors Sue Company Whose AI Sounds Like Them

On this day 1899, Nikola Tesla arrived in Colorado Springs to conduct groundbreaking wireless electricity experiments

7 Antarctica Photos That Capture the Continent’s Remote Transantarctic Mountains

What fire ants can teach us about making better self-healing materials

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Human hair: A surprisingly effective way to soak up oil spills

Scientists find buried branch of the Nile that may have carried pyramids’ stones

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