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Doctor Who Lego Is Finally Happening!

This is not a drill, people. Remember when Lego’s crowdsourced set-pitching site nominated Doctor Who to get its own Lego set? Well, now it’s official: The Doctor is coming to Lego this year. Ever since...

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Sometimes Heartbreak Takes a Hostage

She was a preteenage pop singer — releasing her first album at 12 — and then the frontwoman of the Sugarcubes, Iceland’s celebrated art-punk band. Since 1992, she has made adventurous solo albums that,...

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BIO-ELECTRIC-SOLAR HYBRID TRIPLANE SEEKS BACKERS

If completed, the crowdfunded BEHA plane will pair two battery-powered electric turbines with solar panels, wind turbines, and a separate biodiesel engine, to fly through the sky with as small an environmental footprint as...

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DARK SNOW DOESN’T BODE WELL FOR NORTH AMERICA

The snow in the America’s Heartland isn’t as “snow white” as one might hope. That’s because pollution trapped in the snow is making it darker. Dark snow often contains black carbon—a particle emitted by...

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SHOULD ANIMALS HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS PEOPLE?

In December 2013, four captive chimpanzees in the state of New York became the first nonhuman primates in history to sue their human captors in an attempt to gain their freedom. The chimps’ lawyers,...

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AIR FORCE SAYS ROBOT WARRIORS EXHAUSTED

A leaked internal memo says the Air Force’s drone division is not only unmanned, but understaffed and overworked. Coming shortly before a major defense budget battle, the memo is a fascinating window into the...