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Nov 13, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A pale blue dot may not be the only hint of life beyond the solar system. New research suggests astronomers pay attention to pale orange worlds as well, since they may resemble what Earth looked like earlier in its history.
Nov 10, 2015 11:19 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Humor can arise when something violates our ideas of identity and normalcy, while simultaneously seeming safe and playful.
Nov 6, 2015 08:36 AM ET
Despite its high cost of living, thousands every year are flocking to the New South Wales capital.
Nov 4, 2015 09:57 AM ET
Guy Fawkes masks have become a pop-culture protest fashion accessory. But the real, er, Guy behind the mask wasn't the revolutionary wearers of his mask might think.
Nov 4, 2015 06:10 AM ET
A new list of the top 10 education systems in the world has the U.S. nowhere on it and East Asian countries dominating the list. Which nations top the charts?
Nov 3, 2015 11:51 AM ET
Things we do every day -- like driving to work or making coffee -- are handled by the brain in a kind of "blah blah blah" mode that's distinct from when our grey matter knows it needs to flip the switch to "On."
Nov 3, 2015 10:29 AM ET
Singapore is known for its clean streets, low crime rate, and booming businesses. What else makes up the daily life of Singaporeans?
Nov 2, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Americans are so obsessed with bacon that it’s the most popular item added to our meals.
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