U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment and the Afghan National Army provide cover as they move out of a dangerous area after taking enemy sniper fire during a security patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan, in November 2010. During its seven-month deployment, the 3/5 sustained the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the Afghan war, losing 25 men.

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Paranormal investigator Noah Voss points a video camera at an electromagnetic frequency device to record any abnormal activity at the Sun Prairie Cemetery in Sun Prairie, Wis.

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A pair of tweezers holds a graphene transistor fabricated on a silicon wafer. An I-Corps team from the University of Pennsylvania is working on scaling up their cheaper method of making high-quality graphene, an extremely strong, conductive material one atom thick that was the subject of a Nobel Prize last year.

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In 1975, the Khmer Rouge told the family of Peou Nam that he had been executed. After 36 years of separation, hardship and an unusual series of events, the family was reunited in June this year. Son Phyrun visits his father at his farmhouse in southern Cambodia's Kampot province.

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Delusion sold 25,000 tickets — at $40 a head — in less than a week. Creator Jon Braver hopes the attraction's success might be enough to launch a franchise.

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Prolific singer-songwriter Jeffrey Lewis has a new album, called A Turn in the Dream-Songs.

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A man checks his car in Havana. In October, Cuba legalized the sale and purchase of automobiles for all citizens. Now, Cubans who leave the island permanently can transfer ownership of their car to a relative or sell it outright. Previously, Cuba could seize the vehicles of those who emigrated.

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"I could be wrong, you know:" John Hodgman notes that while his book That Is All is intensely concerned with "the coming global superpocalypse," it also contains much information about travel and sports and wine, and is "not depressing."

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