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Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

Afraid of saying the wrong thing to someone with a serious illness? Now there are "empathy cards" that make fun of those well-meaning but tasteless remarks.

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Prepare to Die but Sow the Rye Lowercase Noises
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On The Word's new album, Soul Food, the group tackles traditional gospel grooves and seriously funky backbeats. Jay Adkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For The Word, Gospel Is More About A Feeling

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Soul Food II The Word
Eastwood Magic City Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro
Which One Of You Jerks Drank My Arnold Palmer
Blackpool Roll Mr. Scruff

Cambrian Genomics says that what it calls a DNA printer is essentially a DNA sorter — it quickly spots and collects the desired, tailored stretch of DNA. Courtesy of Cambrian Genomics hide caption

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DNA 'Printing' A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns

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On the Rocks Grieves

Haqqathon-ers from the winning team, which developed the social media site Champions of Islam, at the event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Courtesy of Rim-Sarah Alouane hide caption

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'Haqqathon' Takes Anti-ISIS Fight To Cyberspace

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Double Down Sound Defects
Thanks Bill El Ten Eleven
Real Feast Singluaris

In his long career, 76-year-old Uruguayan violinist Federico Britos has played with many of the top jazz artists in the U.S. and Latin America. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Violinist Federico Britos Returns To The Hot Club

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Nuages Federico Britos
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