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News | Playing like a girl Some say the Iranian women’s national soccer team is playing with an unfair advantage. Namely, many of their players are apparently men.

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News | Nasal inflation  What Nie Yongbing can accomplish with his nose is nothing to sneeze at. The 63-year-old man from Chengdu, China, needed just 21 minutes…

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News | Taking note A would-be bank robber’s bad handwriting cost him the chance to make a score when a bank teller was unable to read his stickup note. Police say…

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News | Martha speaks How does your dog feel? Inventors in Scandinavia would like to tell you. The Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery, a team of Swedish and…

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News | Dental plan It must have been one mighty toothache. An inmate held on a short-term sentence couldn’t wait for his looming release, so he broke out to go see…

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News | Icy hot  Every winter, artists and entrepreneurs come together in Sweden’s frigid north to build a unique hotel from blocks of ice hewn from the frozen…

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News | Grandma style Last year, eighth-grader Maya Van Wagenen wasn’t very popular. To fix the problem, the Statesboro, Ga., teen thumbed through the pages of a…

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News | Mostly cloudy It’s not hard to see how pollution is making life hard in one gritty Chinese city. In fact, it’s hard to see anything else. Officials in…

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News | Big wheels keep on turning If Judah Schiller’s idea catches on, the port authority may have to set up bike lanes on the Hudson River. That’s because on…

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News | New force A long time ago a pair of scientists had a dream that seemed far, far away. But now, researchers at Harvard and MIT say they’ve channeled the…

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News | The price of liberty Tired of taking off your shoes, ziplocking your liquids, and checking your dignity at the head of every airport security line?

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News | Mixed signal Time Warner Cable is serving up technology from the past to some 3 million customers: a free set of bunny-ear antennas for their televisions. The…

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