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What Makes A Leader?

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You 2.0: Rebel With A Cause

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Brick transfers heat to dough more slowly than steel, allowing both pizza crust and toppings to simultaneously reach perfection. Aldo Pavan/Getty Images hide caption

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An early prototype of the silicon-chip-sized particle accelerator that physicists at Stanford are working on. Eventually, miniature accelerators might have a role in radiating tumors, the scientists say. SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory hide caption

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Physicists Go Small: Let's Put A Particle Accelerator On A Chip

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Fresh Starts

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The Edge Effect

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The South Korean soccer team poses for a photo prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Sweden at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 18, 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Clive Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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The Science Behind South Korea's Race-Based World Cup Strategy

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"Nostalgia is memory with the pain removed." - Jim Holliday Gpointstudio/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Looking Back: Reflecting On The Past To Understand The Present

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Amishi Jha: How Can We Pay Better Attention To Our Attention?

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The debate over whether an audio clip says "yanny" or "laurel" is tearing the Internet apart. Westend61/Getty Images hide caption

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Noisy Clip

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This Is Your Brain On Ads: How Media Companies Hijack Your Attention

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Scientists placed two clusters of cultured forebrain cells side by side (each cluster the size of a head of a pin) in the lab. Within days, the minibrains had fused and particular neurons (in green) migrated from the left side to the right side, as groups of cells do in a real brain. Courtesy of Pasca lab/Stanford University hide caption

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Tiny Lab-Grown 'Brains' Raise Big Ethical Questions

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Dan Ariely has found that "what separates honest people from not-honest people is not necessarily character, it's opportunity." Gary Waters /Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Everybody Lies, And That's Not Always A Bad Thing

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Crickets And Cannibals: Unpacking The Complicated Emotion Of Disgust

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Daniel Kahneman On Misery, Memory, And Our Understanding Of The Mind

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Fresh and dried yeast. It might not look like much, but it has shaped the way we eat and live, according to a new book. Maximilian Stock Ltd./Getty Images hide caption

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Magdalena Neuner of Germany enjoys a glass of Erdinger nonalcoholic beer after a medal ceremony at the biathlon world championships in Ruhpolding, Germany, in 2012. Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new trend largely emerging from Bavaria: nonalcoholic athletic recovery beers. Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images hide caption

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If "I Love You" candy hearts aren't imaginative enough, you can always consider "Stank Love" or "Sweat Poo." Melissa Deakin Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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Candy Heart Messages Getting Stale? Computer-Generated Options Are No Help

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