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Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

1 hour 12 min ago

The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference between the lower-ranked hopefuls.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

1 hour 30 min ago

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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Straighten Your Hair Without Frying It? Engineers Are On The Case

1 hour 54 min ago

Heat can turn curly locks into a sleek 'do — and can also damage hair permanently. Engineers at Purdue are figuring out how hot is just hot enough when it comes to wielding that flat iron.

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Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

3 hours 41 min ago

Air conditioning standards are based on the needs of a 155-pound man. Researchers say it's time to admit that women don't need to be chilled as much and crank up the thermostat.

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Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims Reach $1.5 Million Settlement

4 hours 57 sec ago

Sixteen families who sued the estate of shooter Adam Lanza's mother will receive nearly $94,000 apiece under the deal. The settlement still needs a judge's approval.

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Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

4 hours 15 min ago

The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.

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The Strangest Presidential Campaign Ever

4 hours 36 min ago

In the annals of American politics, there have been some pretty quirky quests for the White House.

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Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

5 hours 12 min ago

Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.

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In The Fight Against Tsetse Flies, Blue Is The New Black

5 hours 40 min ago

For some unknown reason, the insects that transmit sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa are attracted to the color blue. So scientists think blue flytraps could help wipe out the disease for good.

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Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

7 hours 23 min ago

"We lost two lives – a father and a daughter – at an event that was supposed to be fun," Gov. Maggie Hassan says.

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Play Hard, Live Free: Where Wild Play Still Rules

7 hours 26 min ago

A California playground embraces the value of wild play.

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So You Flunked A Racism Test. Now What?

7 hours 51 min ago

Scientists are working on ways to train our brains away from deeply held prejudices — including hacking your subconscious while you sleep.

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Monsoon Flooding Kills Dozens In Myanmar, Prompting Calls For Help

8 hours 42 min ago

More than 200,000 people have been displaced by floods and landslides, with at least 46 deaths reported.

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New Power Plant Rules Likely To Start Slow-Burning Debate, Legal Action

10 hours 5 min ago

A huge legal battle is coming over the White House plan to address climate change with additional power plant regulations. The coal industry has the most to lose, and plans to take the EPA to court.

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Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

10 hours 5 min ago

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.

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Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

10 hours 5 min ago

Berlin is one of Europe's premiere cities, yet it lacks an airport befitting its status due to years of delays and cost overruns. The new airport was supposed open in 2012. Now the target is 2017.

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How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

10 hours 5 min ago

In the past 10 years, the global blueberry crop has tripled. Yet the big, round commercial blueberry is a fairly recent innovation. It was created by breeders exactly 100 years ago, in New Jersey.

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The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win

10 hours 5 min ago

In 2009, then-Veterans Affairs head Eric Shinseki declared that all homeless veterans would have housing by the end of 2015. New Orleans has made big strides, but in Los Angeles, the problem persists.

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A Community Built Around Older Adults Caring For Adoptive Families

10 hours 5 min ago

A neighborhood in Rantoul, Ill., offers older adults a break in rent in exchange for six hours a week helping families with adopted foster kids. And the model is catching on.

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Planned Parenthood Opponents Talk Government Shutdown After Bill Fails

10 hours 5 min ago

An effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding failed in the Senate on Monday, but the fight isn't over. That was only the opening volley in a larger funding battle to play out in September.

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