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  1. Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | LiveScience

    The blackened, cloth-wrapped hand arrived in a parcel at Los Angeles International Airport in January 2013. It was listed as a sci-fi movie prop, valued at $66.


  2. World's Oldest Stone Tablet Containing Ten Commandments Up for AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Live Science

    Thou shalt not covet unless you are coveting the world's oldest known example of a stone tablet inscribed with the Ten Commandments. The world's oldest slab with the Decalogue will be up for auction until Nov. 16 in Beverly Hills, California.


  3. Designer Thinks About Death Every Hour: Why Do We Dwell on Dying?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Live Science

    Fashion-designer-turned-director Tom Ford said he thinks a lot about death. "Death is all I think about.


  4. Double Dogs: Identical Twin Puppies ConfirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Live Science

    Two puppies born in October are in fact identical twins, a team of veterinarians reports. This is the first time that a genetically confirmed set of identical twin dogs has been reported in the scientific literature.


  5. Sea Anemone Proteins Could Help Fix Damaged HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | LiveScience

    When it comes to creatures with keen hearing ability, sea anemones are not at the top of the list. Nonetheless, new research suggests that certain proteins that help these animals repair their feathery tentacles could also eventually be used to help repair damage to cells within a mammal's inner ear.


  6. How Skydiver Jumped Without a ParachuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | LiveScience

    Skydiver Luke Aikins became the first person to jump from a plane without a parachute or wingsuit this past weekend, carrying out the daring stunt on live television. Aikins jumped from a height of 25,000 feet and, after a two-minute fall, flipped onto his back to land in a 100-foot-by-100-foot net, according to news reports.


  7. 'The Hubble Cantata' Weds Live Music with VR Views of the CosmosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Live Science

    Thousands of stars are forming in the cloud of gas and dust known as the Orion Nebula, which is featured in the VR immersive installation, "The Hubble Cantata." An event combining virtual reality and live musical performance aims to bring together a 20-piece orchestra, a 100-person choir and breathtaking views of the cosmos captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.


  8. Dangerous Drugs: Why Synthetic-Cannabinoid Overdoses Are On the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Live Science

    Overdoses from synthetic cannabinoids are on the rise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Synthetic cannabinoids , sometimes called K2 or spice, were first found in the U.S. by authorities in 2008, according to the CDC.


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