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Goats and Soda

Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch: The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.

Seattle Space Needle elevator operator Michael Hall says despite the success of the attraction, his pay hasn't budged in four years. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Despite An Economy On The Rise, American Paychecks Remain Stuck

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Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

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Aerials Lights & Motion
Science Will Save Us Exxasens

One of these things is not like the other: A 3-D printed model of a beige cowbird egg stands out from its robin's egg nest mates, though their shape and heft are similar. Ana Lopez/Courtesy of Mark Hauber hide caption

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Higher-Tech Fake Eggs Offer Better Clues To Wild-Bird Behavior

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Kool and the Gang [*] Speedometer
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NYU Changes Its Policy On Reviewing Applicants' Criminal Background

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How Worried Should We Be About Lassa Fever?

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