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The fossil remains of Dickinsonia, an Ediacaran organism that's long been extinct. Scientists have long assumed these early life forms lived in the sea, but a new study argues they emerged on land. G. Retallack/Nature hide caption

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Land Creatures Might Not Have Come From The Sea

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A crowd seeks help applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles in August. Schools have been inundated with requests for the documents needed to qualify. Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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New Policy For Young Immigrants Creates Paperwork Deluge

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Eden Full took time off from her studies at Princeton University to work on her startup full time, after being selected for the inaugural class of the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship. Della Rollins hide caption

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Who Needs College? Young Entrepreneuer Bets On Bright Idea For Solar Energy

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The Claxton Bakery in Georgia makes millions of pounds of fruitcake each year. Stephen Morton/AP hide caption

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Georgia Town Makes Claim For Fruitcake Capital Of The World

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The Boogers, pogo-ing to their punk rock for kids. Peter Wochniak/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Boogers And Play Date Make Punk Rock For Kids

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