It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.
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As the Federal Communications Commission wraps up its open comment period for its proceedings on "net neutrality," AT&T has released its 99-page contribution. And...
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On July 23 the Queen will open the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. In the process, she will no doubt also fire the starting pistol on the latest round of a...
The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict was a missed opportunity. But there is still much to learn about the 'war heroines' of Bangladesh.

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Two advocates of a minimalist lifestyle discuss what it means to them and how it has changed them as people.
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The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 has led to many questions. Many have pointed out that other airlines had prohibited their flights from operating in the...
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It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.
Do you have a talent? If not, just practice. A popular theory suggests that practicing any skill for roughly 10,000 hours is enough to make you an expert. But is...