According to big data, this bacon and avocado sandwich should be a party for your tastebuds. iStockphoto hide caption

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Routine autopsies have become less common in the U.S. But in the past century, post-mortems helped doctors discover many new diseases. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All out of nutmeg? The same algorithms that predicts your friends on Facebook can also figure out ingredient substitutions for your pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving. Courtesy of Lada Adamic. hide caption

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