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Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's record for career home runs as he hits No. 715 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium on April 8, 1974, on his way to a career 755 home runs. Research suggests that in a wide variety of professions, including collegiate and professional sports, a small but significant number of individuals perform exceedingly well and the rest of individuals' performance trails off. AP hide caption

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Put Away The Bell Curve: Most Of Us Aren't 'Average'

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In The Avengers, the Hulk lives in Calcutta — and doesn't lose his temper over the city's traffic and other problems. That might not ring true to anyone who's been there, says Sandip Roy. Marvel hide caption

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Watching 'The Avengers' In India, With A Twist

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The Avengers Alan Silvestri
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich pauses while announcing that he is suspending his presidential campaign Wednesday in Arlington, Va. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Gingrich Out Of The Race, But Still In Debt

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That New Friend You Made On Facebook? He Might Be Named Mitt Or Barack

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Tuffer Warren Sirota
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A member of the Golden Dawn far-right political organization takes part in a demonstration in Peraia, a suburb outside Thessaloniki, on April 26. Some polls indicate that in the national elections May 6, Golden Dawn may surpass the 3 percent threshold needed to enter Parliament. Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Greek Unease Fuels Rise Of Far-Right 'Golden Dawn'

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