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Higher, Better, Stronger, Faster — Brain Science Is Trying To Get There

A headset that electrically stimulates your brain while you practice a motor skill claims to help you improve in less time. What might this mean for human abilities by 2050?

Leslie Cruise, a World War II veteran, pays his respects to Pvt. Richard Vargas during a wreath-laying ceremony at Lorraine American National Cemetery and Memorial, St. Avold, France, on June 2, 2014. Senior Airman Hailey Haux/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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World War II Paratrooper On Commemorating D-Day: 'Show Some Citizenship'

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Spam phone calls are the No. 1 consumer complaint at the Federal Communications Commission. Seventy percent of people no longer answer calls they don't recognize, according to Consumer Reports. smartboy10/Getty Images hide caption

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'Do I Know You?' And Other Spam Phone Calls We Can't Get Rid Of

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Maximum Security (right) and Country House (center) at the finish line of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs last month in Louisville, Ky. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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Should Racehorses Be Medicated?

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