Theodore Hardeen (right) poses with brother Harry Houdini around 1901. Although Hardeen was the less-famous brother, he was also a magician and escape artist who continued to perform Houdini's routines after his death.

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Houdini Relative Unlocks Some Family Secrets

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Watch as global population explodes from 300 million to 7 billion.

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Visualizing How A Population Grows To 7 Billion

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A Thai worker prepares grubs to cook. Eating bugs is accepted throughout the world, but it is now being proposed as a healthy and environmentally friendly treat that's catching on in North America and Europe.

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The 'Ick' Factor: Bugs Can Be Hard To Swallow

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A worker stands next to an array of Sharp solar cell modules at a power plant south of Tokyo in August. Sharp was one of 1,400 solar panel manufacturers in attendance at the Solar Power International conference, where industry optimism was high.

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After Scandal, Solar Industry Looks On Bright Side

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This office chair was custom-built by a company called ErgoGenesis for a client who exceeded the 600-pound limit of its other chairs. It cost $1,800.

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Workplaces Feel The Impact of Obesity

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Children at the Black Hills campus of the Children's Home Society head into the main building for lunch. The home caters to children with special needs, many of whom are Native American.

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Tribes Question Foster Group's Power And Influence

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Where The Marijuana Grows: Feds Target Landowners

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Migrant worker advocate Lourdes Villanueva shows off the most popular playhouse at the Redlands Christian Migrant Association preschool in Mulberry, Fla. Despite the early arrival of kids from Alabama, the school can't open yet because it doesn't have enough money.

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Families Broken Up As Immigrants Flee Alabama

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Soprano Anna Netrebko, right, portrays Anne Boleyn in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Anna Bolena in New York. The Met raised $182 million in in donations in its last fundraising year.

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Arts Giving Is Up, But Hold The Applause

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President Obama greets people at Fire Station 9 in North Chesterfield, Va., on Wednesday. He was on his three-day bus tour through North Carolina and Virginia to push for his jobs bill. Next, he heads to Colorado and Nevada.

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Back To Jobs: Obama Reaches Out To 'All Americans'

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Students attend graduation ceremonies at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Two-thirds of college students now graduate with debt, owing an average amount of $24,000.

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School Debt A Long-Term Burden For Many Graduates

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Occupy Boston protesters congregate across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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Frustration Over Jobs Unites 'Occupiers' In Boston

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Colin Laws mans an Internet live-stream station in Zuccotti Park near Wall Street. He says he was inspired in part to join the protests by Hero Vincent, another member of the group's Livestream team.

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The Informal Media Team Behind Occupy Wall Street

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The Asia Series is Bob Dylan's first exhibit in New York.

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New Paintings Reignite The Bob Dylan Copycat Debate

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