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Idaho commissioner who circulated 'nauseating' hunting photos resigns
Idaho commissioner who circulated 'nauseating' hunting photos resigns

The commissioner, Blake Fischer, wrote in an email with photos that he'd "shot a whole family of baboons."

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'UFO spotted' in Asia? Bizarre lights seen over China baffle onlookers
'UFO spotted' in Asia? Bizarre lights seen over China baffle onlookers

Mysterious lights were spotted in China last week, leaving onlookers to wonder what they were and some even questioned if they were from another planet.

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Viking longship discovery thrills archaeologists
Viking longship discovery thrills archaeologists

Archaeologists in Norway have used ground-penetrating radar technology to discover an extremely rare Viking longship in what experts are describing as a “sensational” find.

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Huge ‘diamond’ sculpture in space could make history
Huge ‘diamond’ sculpture in space could make history

If the purpose of art is to expand our minds, how does that change when the artwork is 350 miles away in low Earth orbit?

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How much does space travel cost?
How much does space travel cost?

With the rise of private spaceflight, costs are falling — but leaving the planet is still far from cheap.

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Daylight saving time: When and why we 'fall back'
Daylight saving time: When and why we 'fall back'

Friendly reminder: daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. (local time) on Sunday, Nov. 4, which means it's almost time to turn those clocks back.

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Stephen Hawking predicted a race of superhumans will take over the world
Stephen Hawking predicted a race of superhumans will take over the world

The late Stephen Hawking believed advances in genetic science would lead to a future generation of superhumans that could ultimately destroy the rest of humanity.

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'Crazy' rocky surface of asteroid Ryugu revealed in MASCOT Lander images
'Crazy' rocky surface of asteroid Ryugu revealed in MASCOT Lander images

BERLIN — A shoebox-sized European space robot turned up a few surprises when it hopped around on an asteroid last week.

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NASA's Kepler planet-hunting space telescope wakes up again
NASA's Kepler planet-hunting space telescope wakes up again

The Kepler wake-up whipsaw continues.

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Should we be worried about Russian rockets?
Should we be worried about Russian rockets?

The failed launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft with two space fliers aboard adds a new chapter to an already long story of mishaps and failures besetting the Russian space industry, according to space safety experts.

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