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Neon signs are dying, our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.

Daniel loved...

Apollo 8 earthrise photo from the Moon, 1968

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US reveals secret plans for '60s moon base

The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week -- some of them stamped as "SECRET."

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How The Rock became 'Hercules'

To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.

As a former pro wrestler, The Rock was already approaching Greek demigod territory in terms of build, but even he h...

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Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac

Would you pay $7 for a Big Mac? If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that's how deep the exchange rate would set you back. There, a McDonald's Big Mac costs 48 Norwegian kroner, which translates to $7.76 in U.S. dollars.

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Self-healing buildings, bodies, and machines

Crumbling buildings, burnt-out PCs, potholes, and cracked smartphone screens -- all these damaged goods could soon be distant memories, as a new generation of "self-healing" technologies emerge.

Researchers at Delft University in the Netherlands belie...

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5 things to know for your New Day -- July 25

There are no survivors in the crash of an Air Algerie flight. The U.S. accuses Russia of firing into Ukraine. And Islamist militants blow up Jonah's tomb.

It's Friday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."

AIR ALGERIE CRASH

Wreckage foun...

India 232 teeth removed

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India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

Now that's a mouthful. Doctors in India remove 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy.

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Detroit campaign wants you to pay residents' past-due bills

A new online campaign is helping Detroit residents keep their water turned on, even if they are behind on their bills.

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