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Green when young, and about the size of an adult human's hand when full-grown, Dryococelus australis is more commonly known as the Lord Howe Island stick insect, or the tree lobster. Courtesy of Rohan Cleave/Melbourne Zoo hide caption

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Love Giant Insects? Meet The Tree Lobster, Back From The Brink

The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.

It's Only Words The Best Pessimist
Just Remember How We Smiling The Best Pessimist
Nike Commercial Lamplighter

Sunni imam Aziz Babaei, in his prayer room in Tehran, has been telling other Iranian Sunnis to be careful. One radical act, he warns, could bring pain on the whole community. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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The Precarious Existence Of Iran's Sunni Muslims

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Battle Remembered
Enchantment: Oasis [Ensemble Improvisation] Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble
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An attendee wears a Hillary Clinton campaign sticker at a rally in Columbia, S.C., last month. Young voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have helped fuel Bernie Sanders' candidacy, but as the race moves to South Carolina, a lot could change. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In South Carolina, Young Black Voters Could Put Holes In Clinton's Firewall

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Living Off Funk Off
Hippo Trippo Funk Off
All the Optimism of Early January Lullatone

Green when young, and about the size of an adult human's hand when full-grown, Dryococelus australis is more commonly known as the Lord Howe Island stick insect, or the tree lobster. Courtesy of Rohan Cleave/Melbourne Zoo hide caption

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Love Giant Insects? Meet The Tree Lobster, Back From The Brink

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Ugly Bug Ball [From Summer Magic] Burl Ives
Love Me Do Craig Duncan
April in Paris Count Basie, Benny Goodman et. al.
Satin Doll Count Basie Orchestra

Pakistani police stand guard as a Pakistan International Airline plane taxis on a runway in Islamabad on Feb. 8. The national carrier has struggled in recent years with a $3 billion debt. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once Pakistan's Pride, Its Embattled National Airline Fights To Survive

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Lahore Connection [Toires Remix] Toires
Sky Kisses Earth [Sean Dinsmore Remix] Prem Joshua
Bora Bollo Hadouk Quartet
Say Do Make Say Think
Do Do Make Say Think

Members of Indian Youth Congress — a wing of the National Congress party — and National Students Union of India protest for Internet freedom in April 2015 in New Delhi. Mint/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

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Bombay Slam
Steampunk Rickshaw
Between Woodland Epic45

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Like Millennials, More Older Americans Steering Away From Driving

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Replacement Driver Saxon Shore
The Last Days of a Tragic Allegory Saxon Shore
Deep Henderson Nick Hollywood

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