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Aaron Rowe via WIRED

Congratulations! You're going to spend the weekend kayaking down a river. One problem: The roof rack of your Mini Cooper isn't big enough to hold a tricycle, let alone a full-sized waterborne vessel. Try an inflatable model instead.

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Clara Moskowitz via LiveScience

Choosing the cutest baby animals is like trying to name the most beautiful paintings in the world or the most delicious desserts - there are just too many options! But, in the name of journalism, we undertook the arduous task. Here are our choices fo

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Robert Roy Britt & Tuan C. Nguyen via LiveScience

Yes, this list is subjective, but it's based on research aimed at finding the creatures of the deep that conjure the most compelling combination of frightening personas, actual aggression and/or real pain or death to humans.

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There seems to be no end to the odd creatures that scientists find by digging up fossils. Here we celebrate some of the coolest extinct fish, mammals, dinosaurs, birds and other beasts discovered in recent years by showcasing the artistic representat

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BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and began testing the new, tighter-fitting cap that could finally choke off the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The government gave the go-ahead after carefully reviewing the risks.

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Patrick J. Michaels via Wall St. Journal

Last November there was a world-wide outcry when a trove of emails were released suggesting some of the world’s leading climate scientists engaged in professional misconduct, data manipulation and jiggering of both the scientific literature and clima