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The Entire Universe Explained in 4 Glorious Minutes

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Rapping, Deconstructed: The Best Rhymers of All Time

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Picture of the Day: The Room Where Satellites Get Tested

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Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

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Half a Million Volts Surround This High Voltage Power Line Inspector

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Massive Humpback Surfaces to Feed Mere Feet from Marina Dock in Alaska

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These Stunning Illustrations are Actually Sculpted Out of Clay

Irma Gruenholz is an artist based in Madrid, Spain that sculpts and paints clay and plasticine in what she describes as ‘thee dimensional illustrations’. The freelance artist has done a number...

First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea

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Rise of Hindu extremist spooks 40 million Muslim minority in Indias heartland

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Artist makes neon female busts for a city with no monuments to women

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MPs may face new rules on second jobs – BBC News

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