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8 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Zombies
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Creature Double Feature
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Peter Sagal: Some Political Freedoms Just For Laughs
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The Master Carver Vs. The 1,800-Pound Pumpkin
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English novelist Jane Austen is known for her polished prose, but her handwritten manuscripts reveal some telling grammatical errors. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Manuscripts Suggest Jane Austen Had A Great Editor
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Trudeau Reflects On Four Decades Of 'Doonesbury'
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A programmable LED pumpkin at hacker space HacDC, in Washington, D.C., designed by member David Kaufman. Many Halloween purists prefer to design, rather than buy, high-tech ghouls, goblins and ghosts. Jacob Fenston for NPR hide caption

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High-Tech Ghouls Haunt Stores, Homes
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Jennifer Lopez (seen on stage this weekend) is one of several celebrities who could add one initial and have a totally different life. Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Party Politics Or The Politics Of Partying?
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Researchers say one reason physicists are good at poker is because their brains are particularly attuned to thinking about probability, statistics and modeling. Mikko J. Pitkanen/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Want To Clean Up At Poker? Study Physics
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Checking The Math Behind The Greenhouse Effect
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