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The Complications Of Getting Running Water In The West Bank

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Melodie Charlie Alex March
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Kyoko's Broken Piano Charlie Alex March
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Viola Liuzzo carries her shoes while walking with other civil rights activist before she was shot and killed in Alabama. Liuzzo-Prado says her mother walked barefoot whenever she could. "She just hated shoes." When her body was removed from the car she was shot in, she was barefoot. Courtesy of the Liuzzo family hide caption

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Killed For Taking Part In 'Everybody's Fight'

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Lluvia Con Sol Orquesta El Macabeo
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Minor Key Interjection George Sarah
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Belgian Blue bulls look like they are made of muscle because they have a mutation in the gene that codes for the protein myostatin. In humans, as in other types of cattle, myostatin normally limits the number of muscle fibers that form before birth and then limits the growth of those fibers later on. Courtesy of Se-Jin Lee and Alexandra McPherron/PNAS hide caption

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New Muscle Drugs Could Be The Next Big Thing In Sports Doping

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Elephant Walk Original Soundtrack
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Orinoco Flow Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
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A Seamless sticker is displayed next to the menu in the window of a restaurant in New York's Times Square on Saturday. Rivals Seamless and GrubHub said Friday that they have completed their combination, creating an online takeout company covering about 25,000 restaurants in 500 cities. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Food Delivery Hits The Web, But Restaurants Pay The Price

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Crop Circles Davey Johnstone & John Jorgenson
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Too Much, Too Fast: China Sees Backlash From Massive Growth

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PVC IV Blue Man Group
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Sex Slugabed
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Haunting Images Chronicle 165 Years Of A World At War

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Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers Kaki King
Get Your Snack On Arto Lindsay & Amon Tobin
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Junkie Chase [Instrumental] Curtis Mayfield
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For Disaster Preparedness: Pack A Library Card?

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The Kid Marc Ribot
The Ripples Must Be Endless Thomas Newman
GONNA FLY NOW (THEME FROM "ROCKY") BILL CONTI
Radioactive Vitamin String Quartet

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