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If Earth overheats, can it be artificially cooled? Should the effort begin now? Who would decide? The very idea of "geoengineering," and the unknown risks of tweaking our climate, leaves many scientists with more questions than answers. AP Photo/Courtesy of NASA hide caption

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To Fix Climate Change, Scientists Turn To Hacking The Earth

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All the Cats Join In Benny Goodman
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Bluesin' In Alphabet City Christian McBride
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Momentary Suspension of Doubt Bill Frisell
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Most people associate the Nile with Egypt, but the river also flows through South Sudan, where much of it is bordered by jungle. That makes it a excellent destination for rafting and wildlife enthusiasts, says travel guide author Max Lovell-Hoare. Courtesy of Levison Wood/Secret Compass hide caption

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For The Ultimate Getaway, Why Not South Sudan?

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O Bia John Williams
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The Magic Box
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The RoboRoach device allows users to influence the movements of cockroaches with a smartphone. Backyard Brains hide caption

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What's Creepy, Crawly And A Champion Of Neuroscience?

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Red Hot Constar
[Untitled Track] RZA
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Barkhad Abdi (center) learned to swim, navigate small skiff boats, handle weapons — and act — for the film Captain Phillips. Jasin Boland hide caption

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'Captain Phillips': A First-Time Actor, Opposite Tom Hanks

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Tower of London Kevin Rix and Paul Dinletir
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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anoushka Shankar And Norah Jones: Half-Sisters Collaborate At Last

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Unsaid Anoushka Shankar & Ananda Shankar
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River Pulse Anoushka Shankar & Ananda Shankar
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Indian Summer Anoushka Shankar & Ananda Shankar
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