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Ben Shaw hangs from an oil derrick outside Williston, ND, in July 2011. Williston's mayor, Ward Koeser, estimates that the town has between 2,000 and 3,000 job openings for oil workers. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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New Boom Reshapes Oil World, Rocks North Dakota

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In deference to Titus 2:3-5 and 1 Timothy 5:14, Rachel Held Evans tried to stay "busy in the home," honing her cooking, cleaning and hospitality skills. She is seen here with homemade matzah toffee for Passover. Dan Evans hide caption

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'Biblical Womanhood': A Year Of Living By The Book

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NASA's GRAIL mission to study the moon launches aboard a Delta II rocket at Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 10. Sandra Joseph and Don Kight/NASA hide caption

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Launch Logistics: Speedy Rocket, Slow Electronics

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Awesome Man, the creation of author Michael Chabon and illustrator Jake Parker, can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs. Click here to read an excerpt of The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man. Balzer Bray hide caption

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'Awesome Man' Is Super, And Maybe You Are, Too

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A 1971 artist's sketch released by the FBI shows the skyjacker known as "Dan Cooper" and "D.B. Cooper." The sketch was made from the recollections of passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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'Skyjack': The Unsolved Case Of D.B. Cooper's Escape

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Ivy's new album is All Hours. Left to right: Adam Schlesinger, Dominique Durand, Andy Chase. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ivy: Speaking The Shared Language Of Pop

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