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  1. It's Raining Spiders! Weirdest Effects of California DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Live Science

    The Golden State is in the midst of its driest period on record. But all that warm, dry weather affects more than just lake levels and snowpack - it has some downright weird effects, too.

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  2. The Illusion of Time: What's Real?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | LiveScience

    Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of " Closer To Truth ," a public television and multimedia program featuring the world's leading thinkers exploring humanity's deepest questions regarding the cosmos, consciousness and a search for meaning. Kuhn is co-editor of The Mystery of Existence: Why Is There Anything At All? Kuhn contributed this article, based on two recent "Closer To Truth" episodes , to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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  3. Amazing Animal SurgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Live Science

    Pets are often people's closest companions, and many people will spare no expense in safeguarding their pets' health. Because of this, medical breakthroughs in human health have trickled down to pets.

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  4. How Do You Learn the Sex Secrets of Birds? Send in the FembotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Live Science

    He once pulled off 30 copulations in a single morning, 23 of them in as many minutes. Usually coy females were enamored with him.

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  5. Crash! How India Slammed into Eurasia at Record SpeedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Live Science

    Two super-fast conveyor belts of sinking crust explain why India set a continental speed record as it crashed into Eurasia, according to a new study. The Indian Plate slammed into Eurasia 40 million years ago, raising the Himalayas and Mount Everest , the study's researchers explained.

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  6. Hidden Waterways Found in Antarctica's Dry ValleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | LiveScience

    Antarctica's Dry Valleys are the most arid places on Earth, but underneath their icy soils lies a vast and ancient network of salty, liquid water filled with life, a new study finds. The Dry Valleys are almost entirely ice-free, except for a few isolated glaciers.

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  7. In Photos: East Asian Trade with New WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | LiveScience

    Archaeologists have discovered bronze and other artifacts dating back some 1,000 years and suggesting trade between East Asia and the New World before the exploits of Christopher Columbus. Check out these photos of the excavation site and artifacts from the dig.

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  8. Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? It's Not for CamouflageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Live Science

    Zebras' thick, black stripes may have evolved to help these iconic creatures stay cool in the midday African heat, a new study suggests. Many African animals sport some stripes on their bodies , but none of these patterns contrast as starkly as the zebra's.

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  9. Nobel Prize Winners Show Playful Side in Crayon DrawingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | LiveScience

    A new photography exhibit suggests that, while Nobel laureates may be geniuses in their field, most aren't very good at coloring. The exhibit, called "Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions with Nobel Laureates," opened at the University of California, Davis, campus this week.

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  10. Photos: Nobel Prize Winners Draw Their Discoveries in CrayonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | LiveScience

    Nobel laureates are better known for their ground-breaking research than their coloring skills. But that didn't stop photographer Volker Steger from asking a group of Nobel winners to humor him by sketching out their prize-winning discoveries in crayon, and then posing to have their pictures taken.The resulting photos are the subject of a new exhibit called "Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions With Nobel Laureates," which opened at the University of California, Davis, this week.

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  11. 6 Times Holiday Decorations Turned into DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Live Science

    Each winter, many people decorate their homes and offices with holiday lights, ornaments and tinsel. They chop down fir trees, and sit near them at home, breathing in the sharp evergreen scent.

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  12. Strange Fossil Shows How Life Responded After Mass ExtinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Live Science

    A strange marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs that was recently unearthed in China may shed light on how life recovered after the greatest mass extinction in Earth's history, researchers say. The research could also give scientists a better understanding of the effects of climate change on the modern environment, investigators added.

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