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Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, a man living in someone else's dream. The 1998 movie The Truman Show asks us to look at experience and reality with fresh eyes. Melinda Sue Gordon/The Kobal Collection/Paramount hide caption

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Week In Politics: Ukraine, Ariz. Veto And Obama's Task Force

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Dean Smith, doubling as Maureen O'Hara, with stuntman Lee McLaughlin on the set of McClintock! Courtesy of the Smith Family hide caption

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A Cowboy Stunt Double Who Made The Stars Look Good

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Two white-headed capuchin monkeys (also known as the white-faced capuchin or white-throated capuchin) on Gorgona island, off Colombia's Pacific coast. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A computer designed by hobbyists to look like a brain on display at a Berlin fair in 2012. What happens when we go from crude models to complete working simulations of this all-important organ? Britta Pedersen/DPA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Imagine how much livelier baseball would be with a 14-inch home plate. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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It's Time To Shrink Home Plate

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Electronic cigarettes are actually battery operated devices that use a heating element to atomize a flavored liquid, typically containing nicotine, so that it can be inhaled. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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