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Men with older sisters are less likely to be competitive, a new study finds.
Recordings released by NASA show just how noisy space can be if you know how to listen.
Whether because of inaction, rejection, or pure skullduggery, these 15 of New York City landmarks have been lost forever.
Americans are obsessed with Finland's educational system. But what exactly are the main differences that contribute to Finland’s success?
A new study of twins suggests you might inherit your susceptibility to mosquito bites.
Matt LaChappa suffered a heart attack before a game in 1996, but the team re-signs him each season so he can keep his health insurance.
On the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Telescope's launch into low-earth orbit, a new book by TASCHEN highlights its most magnificent images.
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