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Hurricane Maria Could Strengthen As It Takes Aim at Turks and Caicos

Hurricane Maria is heading toward the Turks and Caicos Islands after passing near the northern coast of the Dominican Republic earlier this morning (Sept. 21) and wreaking complete havoc across Puerto Rico yesterday.
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Hurricane Maria Could Strengthen As It Takes Aim at Turks and Caicos

Hurricane Maria is heading toward the Turks and Caicos Islands after passing near the northern coast of the Dominican Republic earlier this morning (Sept. 21) and wreaking complete havoc across Puerto Rico yesterday.

WWI German U-Boat Found Nearly Intact Off Belgium Coast

Marine archaeologists have uncovered the wreck of a World War I German U-Boat off the coast of Belgium, thanks to a sharp-eyed reanalysis of sonar scans from an undersea survey that was carried out several years ago.
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WWI German U-Boat Found Nearly Intact Off Belgium Coast

Marine archaeologists have uncovered the wreck of a World War I German U-Boat off the coast of Belgium, thanks to a sharp-eyed reanalysis of sonar scans from an undersea survey that was carried out several years ago.

Amerigo Vespucci: Facts, Biography & Naming of America

America was named after Amerigo Vespucci, an explorer who first recognized that the lands in the New World were previously unknown continents.
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Amerigo Vespucci: Facts, Biography & Naming of America

America was named after Amerigo Vespucci, an explorer who first recognized that the lands in the New World were previously unknown continents.

Hurricane Maria Pummels Puerto Rico, 100% Without Power

Hurricane Maria is battering the northwestern coast of Puerto Rico with sustained winds of up to 115 mph (185 km/h), knocking out power on the entire island, according to news reports.
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Hurricane Maria Pummels Puerto Rico, 100% Without Power

Hurricane Maria is battering the northwestern coast of Puerto Rico with sustained winds of up to 115 mph (185 km/h), knocking out power on the entire island, according to news reports.

Early Viking Boat Grave Discovered in Norway

Archaeologists have discovered a boat grave and possible human remains dating to around the time the Vikings started exploring and raiding lands across Europe.
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Early Viking Boat Grave Discovered in Norway

Archaeologists have discovered a boat grave and possible human remains dating to around the time the Vikings started exploring and raiding lands across Europe.

How 139 Countries Could Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Scientists have published a detailed road map to move 139 countries to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, according to a recent study.
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How 139 Countries Could Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Scientists have published a detailed road map to move 139 countries to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, according to a recent study.

More than 200 Dead After 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico yesterday (Sept. 20) left more than 200 people dead, with residents working through the night searching for survivors in piles of rubble from collapsed buildings, according to news reports.
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More than 200 Dead After 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico yesterday (Sept. 20) left more than 200 people dead, with residents working through the night searching for survivors in piles of rubble from collapsed buildings, according to news reports.

Brain-Computer Interface Allows Users to Compose Music With Only Their Thoughts

Brain signals are recorded with an electroencephalogram worn on the head like a swim cap, which allows the wearer to select musical notes and tones displayed on a computer screen.
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Brain-Computer Interface Allows Users to Compose Music With Only Their Thoughts

Brain signals are recorded with an electroencephalogram worn on the head like a swim cap, which allows the wearer to select musical notes and tones displayed on a computer screen.

War Games: Xbox 360 Controllers Will Operate Submarine Periscopes

Microsoft usually sells its Xbox 360 controllers to gamers who play "Call of Duty" or "Halo," but now these controllers have an entirely new customer: the U.S. Navy.
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War Games: Xbox 360 Controllers Will Operate Submarine Periscopes

Microsoft usually sells its Xbox 360 controllers to gamers who play "Call of Duty" or "Halo," but now these controllers have an entirely new customer: the U.S. Navy.

Powerful 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico this afternoon, southeast of Mexico City, not even two weeks after another powerful temblor of magnitude 8.1 hit the country.
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Powerful 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico this afternoon, southeast of Mexico City, not even two weeks after another powerful temblor of magnitude 8.1 hit the country.

How Deaths from Opioids Have Impacted US Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the United States ticked upward between 2000 and 2015, but that rise was blunted by increasing rates of opioid-related deaths, a new report finds.
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How Deaths from Opioids Have Impacted US Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the United States ticked upward between 2000 and 2015, but that rise was blunted by increasing rates of opioid-related deaths, a new report finds.

How Deaths from Opioids Have Impacted US Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the United States ticked upward between 2000 and 2015, but that rise was blunted by increasing rates of opioid-related deaths, a new report finds.
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How Deaths from Opioids Have Impacted US Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the United States ticked upward between 2000 and 2015, but that rise was blunted by increasing rates of opioid-related deaths, a new report finds.

Toilet Paper Power: How Used Bathroom Tissue (Yuck) Could Generate Electricity

Are we flushing away a greener future? Perhaps, according to scientists who found a way to turn used toilet paper into electricity.
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Toilet Paper Power: How Used Bathroom Tissue (Yuck) Could Generate Electricity

Are we flushing away a greener future? Perhaps, according to scientists who found a way to turn used toilet paper into electricity.

Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build Temples on Earthquake Faults?

A new paper suggests the ancient Greeks built and rebuilt structures on fissures created by earthquakes, viewing the tremors as mystical occurrences.
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Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build Temples on Earthquake Faults?

A new paper suggests the ancient Greeks built and rebuilt structures on fissures created by earthquakes, viewing the tremors as mystical occurrences.

This Area of the Brain May Explain a Link Between Poor Sleep and Depression

People whose brains respond strongly to rewards may be less prone to some of the negative effects of sleep deprivation, a new study finds.
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This Area of the Brain May Explain a Link Between Poor Sleep and Depression

People whose brains respond strongly to rewards may be less prone to some of the negative effects of sleep deprivation, a new study finds.

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