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Krulwich Wonders

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Friendly Company: The vuvuzela's characteristic buzzing sound hits the register at a B-flat, the same note that emanates from a supermassive black hole. Rajesh Jantilal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mouse Sleeps With Scientist, Scientist Thrilled

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Night turned into day on July 9, 1962, when the U.S. government exploded a hydrogen bomb 1,000 times more powerful than the bomb that hit Hiroshima above Earth's atmosphere. This is a sunset you don't ever want to see. Terry Luke/Honolulu Star-Advertiser hide caption

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A Very Scary Light Show: Exploding H-Bombs In Space

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Listen To A Possible Signal From E.T.

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Listen To Bee Humiliate Humans

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Listen Here Before It's Too Late

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