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Why The Exxon Valdez Spill Was A Eureka Moment For Science

In the aftermath of the 1989 oil spill off the Alaskan coast, scientists expected the worst damage to be short-lived. Instead, the spill shattered conventional wisdom about oil's affect on wildlife.

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Fatal Accident Fuels Safety Concerns On Hollywood's Sets

On Feb. 20, Sarah Jones was killed in an accident on the set of the film Midnight Rider. But Jones wasn't a stuntwoman who might expect to face a high degree of danger — she was a camera assistant.

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Sarah Connor's Legacy An Inspiration For Single Moms

The Terminator turned 30 this year. Part of the genius of the franchise was its depiction of Sarah Connor as an image of powerful, protective motherhood that was nearly unheard of at the time.

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Addicted To Sex, But Not Really Having Much Fun

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