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Katherine Johnson, The NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights With A Slide Rule And Pencil

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http://www.vanityfair.com — NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. Read More
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Sea Urchins Turn Themselves Inside Out In Order To Be Reborn And Are Just Generally Dope Creatures

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http://digg.com — Male and female urchins also release massive plumes of sperm and eggs out into the vast ocean, just hoping that they get lucky and find one another. Read More
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Carbon Fiber Looks And Sounds Like It Was Meant To Be Crushed By The Hydraulic Press

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http://digg.com — We don't totally understand why this feels right in every fiber of our being, but we're not complaining. Read More
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Planet Found In Habitable Zone Around Nearest Star

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http://www.eso.org — Careful analysis of orbital data has indicated the presence of a planet with a mass at least 1.3 times that of the Earth, orbiting about 7 million kilometers from Proxima Centauri — only 5% of the Earth-Sun distance. Read More
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Busting The Billion-Dollar Myth

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http://www.nature.com — A non-profit organization is proving that developing new drugs doesn't have to cost a fortune. Can its model work more broadly? Read More
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights North Dakota Oil Pipeline

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http://therealnews.com — Chairman Dave Archambault says it's simply a matter of time before the Dakota Access pipeline leaks, ruining their way of life forever Read More
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More Social Programs For Ex-Prisoners Would Lower Recidivism

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http://therealnews.com — Walter Lomax of the Maryland Restorative Justice initiative says that he has watched ex-prisoners suffer from slashed social services despite the knowledge that such programs promote reintegration into society Read More
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LinuxCon: Running Containers in a Hostile Environment

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http://www.internetnews.com — Need to keep hackers inside a network? Containers might fit the bill. Read More
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How Congress, The FDA And Sarah Jessica Parker Helped EpiPen Become A $1 Billion Business

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http://gizmodo.com — In 2007, an EpiPen cost about $57. Today that price has skyrocketed to over $600—all for about $1 worth of injectable medicine. Read More
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An Interactive Guide To The Evolution Of The National Mall

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https://www.washingtonpost.com — The original idea for the Mall — a grand, tree-lined avenue flanked by imposing buildings — goes back to the very origins of the capital city, Pierre L’Enfant’s plan conceived for George Washington. But in Washington, plans rarely go as planned, so the Mall has been a work in progress for more than 200 years. Read More
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Straight Teeth For A Sweet Price

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https://smiledirectclub.com — Smile Direct Club’s aligners are invisible, affordable and shipped straight to your door. Everything’s assessed online, so you don’t even need to visit the dentist! Read More
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