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There are dozens of different eclipse rituals someone can perform, such as taking a ritual bath, but astrologer Sarolta DeFaltay says the most important aspect of any given ritual is that it's personal to the one performing it. Clive Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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Controversy has erupted in Carmel, Ind., as the city council is expected to consider $76 million in new bonds to pay for various projects, including one for a new luxury hotel, a couple new roundabouts and, this antique carousel. Arlan Ettinger/Guernsey's hide caption

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The USS Constitution, also known as "Old Ironsides," rests in dry dock as water enters the basin to refloat the vessel Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston. America's oldest commissioned warship afloat has undergone over two years of restoration in dry dock. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Men look at the remains of their properties at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. A suicide car bomb killed dozens of people as well as the bomber early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and Sen. Huey Long were victims of gun violence targeting members of the United States Congress. J. Scott Applewhite and Dick Strobel/AP; Library of Congress hide caption

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The month of June, which is celebrated as gay pride month, has been particularly fraught for one subset of the LGBT community: Trump supporters. In Los Angeles the Pride Parade morphed into a Resist March to stand against the administration's policies. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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It's already difficult to create distance from the technology that surrounds us, but as connectivity increases, it might become impossible to do so. Aleksandar Nakic/Getty Images hide caption

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