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Total Failure: When The Space Shuttle Didn't Come Home

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The North Korean Electromagnetic Pulse Threat, Or Lack Thereof

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A scene from the 1990s Sci-Fi film Timecop, featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme (left). Ronald Siemoneit/Sygma via Getty Images hide caption

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It Sounds Like Science Fiction But ... It's A Cliché

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This photo, made available by SpaceX Thursday, shows the company's Falcon 9 rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center's historic Pad 39A in Cape Canaveral, Fla. SpaceX hide caption

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SpaceX Reuses A Rocket To Launch A Satellite

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Scott Pruitt's comments on carbon dioxide come just over two weeks after he took the helm of the Environmental Protection Agency, the agency with the authority to regulate CO2 and other greenhouse gases as pollutants. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A Reddit subgroup has been busy discussing the benefits of eating oranges in the shower. We asked three NPR journalists to investigate whether the act is as life-changing as some people claim. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Do Showers Make Oranges Taste Better? NPR Investigates

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An instructor at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., carries VX nerve agent inside a special chamber used for training in 2003. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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VX: The Nerve Agent Used To Kill Kim Jong Nam Is Rare And Deadly

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EPA Scientists' Work May Be Subject To Review By Trump Team

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U.S. Report Confirms 2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at a warhead component being developed for a ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on March 15, 2016. KCNA/Reuters hide caption

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Search For Answers In Missing Malaysia Flight Continues

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Russia's new Iskander system can be armed with nuclear warheads and can fire either ballistic (pictured) or cruise missiles. The Iskander-M missile launcher was used during a military exercise last month by the Russian Eastern Military District's 5th army at a firing range in Ussuriysk, Russia. Yuri Smityuk/TASS via Getty Images hide caption

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