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  • A collar might help prevent sports-related concussions: Study

    A new study found that a collar might help athletes prevent sports-related concussions.

    ABC News
  • Scientists gather to decide next Mars rover’s landing spot

    NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is getting the rockstar treatment. Hundreds of scientists, astronomers and Mars enthusiasts have gathered in Glendale, California, to battle over the most optimal location for NASA’s next red planet rover to land. The mission will not only search for once-habitable terrains and signs of past life, but it could also be...

    New York Post
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump misses on storms, science, clean air

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has "a natural instinct for science." But what he said about...

    Mail Online
  • Terrifying video shows a bridge sagging under the weight of a massive bus

    Please enjoy this deeply terrifying video of a bridge flexing under the weight of a bus.  The historic Beaver Bridge in Arkansas is a one-lane suspension bridge built in 1949 that offers picturesque views of Table Rock Lake. It's delicate — and the lane is made out of wood.  SEE ALSO: This viral mashup of Kendrick Lamar and 'Take On Me' is the catchiest thing you'll hear today A viral video shows a massive 35 ton bus — weighing more than three times the bridge's 10 ton weight limit — ambitiously...

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  • An 8-Year-Old Was Brutally Abused for Months. Why Did No One Save Him?

    As evidence mounted, caseworkers repeatedly failed to intervene.

    The Atlantic
  • Mysterious U.S. whale die-off is now deep in its 2nd year. We still don't know the cause.

    Using a tractor, state and town officials in coastal New Hampshire attempted to drop the carcass of a minke whale into a dumpster in mid-September. But the dead cetacean proved too big, bouncing off the red bin and flopping onto the pavement of a beachside parking lot. The minke whale — which can weigh up to 20,000 pounds — is one of 55 that have turned up dead on East Coast shores of the United States since January 2017.  The strange die-offs have officially been labeled as an "Unusual...

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