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Aziz Ansari is a writer, stand-up comedian and actor well-known for playing Tom Haverford in NBC's Parks and Recreation. Ruvan Wijesooriy/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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From Dating Exhaustion To ... Flo Rida? Aziz Ansari Surveys 'Modern Romance'

The comic teamed up with a sociologist to write an overview of dating and relationships. His book explains online dating's paradox of choice and how we're all like a song by hip-hop artist Flo Rida.

TheAnimalSoul!!!!! 9th Wonder
Bitter Emily West

Sen. Bernie Sanders drew a large crowd when he launched his campaign last month in Burlington, Vt., and the crowds have continued. Andy Duback/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders 'Stunned' By Large Crowds Showing Up For Him

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Chris Tremblay, a member of the Passive Acoustics group at NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, deploys an underwater recording device along the Eastern Seaboard to listen for the mating sounds of Atlantic cod. Courtesy of Chris Tremblay hide caption

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Courtesy of Chris Tremblay

Scientists, Fishing Fleet Team Up To Save Cod — By Listening

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Leap Frog
All a Dream Jon Kennedy

Street hawkers have taken over so many sidewalks in Harare's city center that some vendors are turning their cars into makeshift shops. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwe To Street Vendors: Pack Up, Clean Up, Ship Out!

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Wawshishijay (Our Beginning)
Just Like Blood Sharon Van Etten
Green Chimneys Santi Debriano & Roni Ben-Hur

Aziz Ansari is a writer, stand-up comedian and actor well-known for playing Tom Haverford in NBC's Parks and Recreation. Ruvan Wijesooriy/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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From Dating Exhaustion To ... Flo Rida? Aziz Ansari Surveys 'Modern Romance'

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Once in a Lifetime Flo Rida
A Million And One Things To Do Time Machine

The long "oral arms" of the adult moon jelly, Aurelia aurita, extend from near its mouth, in the center of the bell. Magnus Manske/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Instead Of Replacing Missing Body Parts, Moon Jellies Recycle

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Return to Patagonia Lemon Jelly
Sullen Sultry-2 Ill Esha

A surprising number of Social Security numbers have been stolen, and that number keeps rising. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Theft Of Social Security Numbers Is Broader Than You Might Think

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Key Tosca

Fauzia Din came to the United States as a refugee from Afghanistan in 2000, and later petitioned for an immigrant visa for her husband. The Supreme Court concluded a consular officer was justified in citing unspecified "terrorist activities" in denying that visa. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High Court Sides With Government On Spousal Visa Denial

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The sun sets over the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta near Rio Vista, Calif., in 2013. The delta is the largest West Coast estuary and a source of conflict over the state's water. Robert Galbraith /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Endangered Species Protections At Center Of Drought Debate

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Cloud Hidden We Plants Are Happy Plants
No Vacancy Bostich + Fussible
Sundown Highway Long Distance Calling
Game Needed Me Minus the Bear
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