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0.999… revisited

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10 Iconic Fashion Pieces Named for People or Places

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10 Science Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now

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10 Intriguing Facts About Elon Musk

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10 Things That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago That We Now Can't Live Without

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10 Things to Know About a Home Appraisal

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10 Tips That Make Working From Home So Much Better

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3 ways the coronavirus crisis may permanently change our lives

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314-335/366: Massive Backlog

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$5 Billion to Be Wagered on the Super Bowl, Some Legally for the First Time

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37 Genius Things That Work So Well They Should Cost Twice As Much

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5 Cool Things the Women Who Inspired 'Hidden Figures' Accomplished

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5 Reasons Why Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever

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5 Safe Methods of Disinfecting Your Home

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6 must-have Personas for Kamoshida and Madarame's palaces in Persona 5 Royal

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6 worst mistakes you should avoid in the early hours of Persona 5 Royal

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8 Surprising Things Your Homeowners Insurance Doesn't Cover

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8 games like Persona 5 Royal you can play on Nintendo Switch

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9 Ways to Debunk Coronavirus Myths Without it Backfiring

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8 Times 'The Last Jedi' Nods to the Classic 'Star Wars' Trilogy

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A Martian mash up: Meteorites tell story of Mars' water history

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A new nomenclature for auricular acupuncture: The ultimate in Tooth Fairy science

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A new downside to working long hours should encourage you to log off

By Sarah Sloat, Geoffrey Mann
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A New Option for Grid Storage

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A new understanding of lung cells could lead to better Covid-19 treatment

By Sofia Quaglia, Ali Pattillo
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A Tesla Can Make More Fart Sounds Than a Whoopee Cushion

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Amazon offers higher pay as grocery orders skyrocket and workers walk out

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Americans Rely on a Patchwork of Options to Pay for Elder Health Care

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Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils: A wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago is the earliest bilaterian

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Animal Crossing is the perfect distraction for 1 unexpected reason

By Tomas Franzese, Danny Paez, Just Lunning
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'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Bunny Day event start time, end date, and more

By Tomas Franzese, Danny Paez
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Anthony Fauci Shows Us the Right Way to Be an Expert

By Gregory E. Kaebnick, About The Author S, Gregory E. Kaebnick Is A Scholar At The Hastings Center, Editor Of
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Antivaxers on Twitter: Fake news and Twitter bots

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Anyone Can Make Vladimir Putin Smile

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April 2020 game releases: The 7 biggest Switch, PS4, Xbox titles this month

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Are manatees really responsible for mermaid myths?

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Arrowverse "Crisis" almost had a really epic DCEU crossover

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As COVID-19 Accelerates, Governments Must Harness Mobile Data to Stop Spread

By Shashi Shekhar, Apurv Hirsh Shekhar, About The Author S, Shashi Shekhar Is Mcknight Distinguished Professor In The Department Of Computer Science, Engineering At The University Of Minnesota, A Co-Author Of, Spatial Computing., Apurv Hirsh Shekhar Is An Md Candidate At Yale School Of Medicine, An Honors Graduate Of Johns Hopkins University, Where He Studied Public Health
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As the ocean warms, marine species relocate toward the poles

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Ask Ethan: Why Did Light Arrive 1.7 Seconds After Gravitational Waves In The Neutron Star Merger?

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'At This Point I Ran Out of Magnets' - How Not To Get Things Stuck Up Your Nose

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Barbie Turns 60, Becomes an Astrophysicist

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Be Yourself; Everyone Else Is Taken

By About The Author S, Frank Martela, Recent Articles
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Being Anti-intellectual During a Pandemic

By Steven Novella
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Being more resilient to change is down to 4 factors for most people

By Ali Pattillo, Fuschia Sirois, Tamara Hew-Butler, Mariane Fahlman
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Better Business Bureau® Profile

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Beyond Arsenic: 6 Weird Poisons Used Throughout History

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Boosting Your Immune System During a Pandemic

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'Breath of the Wild 2' release date: Mario 35th anniversary leaks inspire hope

By Tristan Cooper, Danny Paez
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Burning Man 2011

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Can Popping a Wheelie Land You in Jail?

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Can We Guess if You Root for a Good or Bad NFL Team?

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Can We Guess What You and Your S.O. Bond Over?

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Can You Guess Which of These Two American Cities Is Furthest North?

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Can You Identify This Airplane Equipment?

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Can You Name These Makeup Brands From Their Motto?

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Can You Solve These Common Problems?

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Cheap experiments and demonstrations for kids.

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Chinese Five-spice Powder: Tasty and Not Necessarily Five Spices

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City Birds: Big Brained with Few Offspring or Small-Brained with Lots

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Clarity from Chaos: How Climate Models Could Be Better than We Think

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Cockroach Farms Turn Food Trash Into Treasure

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Comments of the Week: Final edition?

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Considering Candidates Post Las Vegas Massacre: Rule Out Tim Walz

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Coronavirus: 4 food types a healthy gut needs to fight deadly disease

By Jesse Beasley, Kate Howell, Nathan M D'Cunha, Nenad Naumovski, Senaka Ranadheera, Julii Brainard, Paul Hunter, Clare Collins
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Coronavirus could spark a revolution in working from home — how to tell if you're ready

By John Daley, Geoffrey Mann, Grace Browne
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Coronavirus Is Not Passed From Mother to Child Late In Pregnancy

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus Isn't a Pandemic, But That Doesn't Change Its Relative Risk

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Coronavirus spreads quickly and sometimes before people have symptoms, study finds

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Coronavirus: Trump switching strategy could 'kill potentially millions', warns health expert

By Mike Brown, Ali Pattillo, Sarah Wells
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Could a dog pick the next president?

By Kari Brossard Stoos, Heather Dichter, Dale Fisher, Thor Benson
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Could Chloroquine Treat Coronavirus?

By Katherine Seley-Radtke The Conversation Us, About The Author S, Katherine Seley-Radtke, Professor Of Chemistry, Biochemistry, President-Elect Of The International Society For Antiviral Research, University Of Maryland, Baltimore County., The Conversation Us, Recent Articles
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Could the Barnacle Windshield Blocker Replace Boot Wheel Clamps?

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COVID-19 Policy Must Take All Impacts into Account

By Charles F. Manski, About The Author S, Charles F. Manski Is Board Of Trustees Professor In Economics, Fellow Of The Institute For Policy Research At Northwestern University. He Is A Member Of The National Academy Of Sciences. His Most Recent Book Is
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COVID-19 tests: how they work and what’s in development

By Sakthivel Vaiyapuri, Michael Nicholson, Sarah Hosgood, Parastou Donyai
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COVID-19: The Downside To More Testing Could Be Overflowing Hospitals

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Coyotes Eat Everything from Fruits to Cats

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CRISPR Immune Cells Not Only Survive, They Thrive After Infusion Into Cancer Patients

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Decoherence Is a Problem for Quantum Computing, But ...

By Katherine Mccormick, About The Author S, Katherine Mccormick Has A Phd In Physics, With A Dissertation Topic In Quantum Measurement. She Has Also Recently Started Writing Popular Science Pieces For
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Device brings silicon computing power to brain research and prosthetics

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Do You Know What Movies These American Cars Are Featured In?

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Do you listen to music at work? The 2 types of tasks where it can help and hurt

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Does Marie Antoinette Still Roam the Halls of Versailles?

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Does the video game industry really lack career stability?

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Does Traditional Homeowners Insurance Cover Airbnb Rentals?

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Does whole milk spoil faster than skim milk?

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Dorms: Can you get athlete’s foot from the dorm shower?

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Dressing Up Science: Richard Feynman And The Costume Parties Of Al Hibbs (Synopsis)

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Early evolution of the brain's cortex revealed in new study

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Earth and Mars Experience Mysterious Mega-avalanches

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East Antarctica's Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles over last 22 years: Scientists assess ice sheet with potential to raise global sea levels nearly 5 feet

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Engage! Everything we know about Star Trek: Picard Season 2

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Eternals theory may reveal a Phase 4 villain worse than Thanos

By Jake Kleinman, Mae Abdulbaki
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Entanglement omnibus!

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Even a limited India-Pakistan nuclear war would bring global famine, says study: Soot from firestorms would reduce crop production for years

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Even while the world suffers, investing in science is non-negotiable

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Everything you need to know about Saharah in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Exoplanet where it rains iron discovered

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Female-only Rebelle Rally Teaches More Than Just Navigation

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Fine-tuning radiocarbon dating could 'rewrite' ancient events

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Fireflies Face Extinction Threat Due To Pesticides, Habitat Loss, And Light Pollution

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First Artificial Enzyme From Two Non-Biological Groups Created

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Five Discoveries In Fundamental Physics That Came As Total Surprises

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Flight-shaming doesn't work but coronavirus will

By Glen Peters, John Dearing, Greg Cooper, Simon Willcock, David Blair, Bruce Hobbs, David Franklin Treagust, Malcolm Mcculloch
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For a Robust Recovery, Invest in Innovation

By About The Author S, Addison K. Stark
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For the first time ever, you can buy a book!

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Forget Fuel Tanks and Batteries: This New Electric Jet Concept Uses Air Friction to Generate Power

By Michael Verdon
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Gas-powered vs. Electric Cars: Which Is Faster?

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George Monbiot Q + A – How rejuvenating nature could help fight climate change

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Get friendly with these 3 confidants right away in Persona 5 Royal

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Glacial Lake Outburst Floods: A New Climate-Related Threat from Above

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Gluttony WordPress Theme

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GTA 6 release date rumor may mean it's a PS5, Xbox Series X launch title

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' star addresses controversial fan theory

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Heinrich's digital Kentrosaurus: the SJG stegosaur special, part II

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Help Profs Teach Stanford's Popular, and Now Free, Online Intro to Coding Course

By Lisa Einstein, About The Author S, Lisa Einstein Is Pursuing A Master'S In Computer Science, International Policy At Stanford University. Previously, She Was A Physics Educator With The Peace Corps' Let Girls Learn Program In Guinea, West Africa., Credit, Nick Higgins, Recent Articles
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Here’s How Much It Would Really Cost To Build a Moon Colony

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Here’s SpaceX’s plan to help NASA build a moon Gateway and explore space

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How Anthony Boyle learned to be Jewish

By Jake Kleinman, Eric Francisco, Sofia Quaglia
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How are video games regulated in the U.S.?

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How Carole Baskin's response could change Kate McKinnon's Tiger King series

By Christopher Inoa, Mike Brown, Mae Abdulbaki
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How China’s “Bat Woman” Hunted Down Viruses from SARS to the New Coronavirus

By Jane Qiu, About The Author S, Recent Articles
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How coronavirus is crippling the contraceptive industry

By Emma Betuel, Ali Pattillo
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How has nuclear power changed since Chernobyl?

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How Has the HANS Device Changed Car Racing?

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How human composting could revolutionize how we deal with death

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How is the scientific method doing?

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How Long Can Viruses Live on Surfaces?

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How Much Do You Know About Makeup Brushes?

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How Much Do You Remember About General Patton?

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How often should you check your retirement account? Follow this science-backed advice

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How often should you dust your dorm room?

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How Swarming Bacteria Actively Use Physics to Avoid Danger

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How to catch a Zebra Turkeyfish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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How to Fix Drywall Holes

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How to Make Your Facebook Form Official — Embed It!

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How to Make Sense of Quantum Physics

By Sabine Hossenfelder, Tim Palmer, John Hendrix, Lisa Feldman Barrett, Jim Baggott, Carl Frederick
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How to Play Jenga Like You've Never Played It Before

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How to snag all 3 Will Seeds from Kamoshida's Palace in Persona 5 Royal

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How To Spot Coronavirus Fake News

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

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How to Wipe Personal Data From Your Car

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How Twitter is Changing Medical Research

By Nicole Wetsman Nature Medicine, About The Author S, Nicole Wetsman, Nature Medicine, Recent Articles
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How Well Do You Know Old Las Vegas?

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In Earth's largest extinction, land animal die-offs began long before marine extinction: New dates for fossils indicate land animal turnover extended for hundreds of thousands of years

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Incredible video turns Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars script into a cartoon

By Dais Johnston, Eric Francisco
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Is Joe Blow “Anti-Intellectual”?

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Is there an archive for out-of-print video games?

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James Comey: A Higher Loyalty or Shameful Disgrace?

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Joker's real name in Persona 5 Royal is confusing for a meta reason

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Laser scans have revealed something strange at the edge of the rainforest

By Nina Pullano, Passant Rabie, Glen Peters
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Like Airbnb But for Work: Rent Your Home as Office Space

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Lost Songs of Holocaust Survivors Discovered in University Archives

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Machine translates brainwaves into sentences

By Paul Rincon, Science Editor, Bbc News Website
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Mandalorian Season 2 casting rumor may reveal a wild Palpatine connection

By Dais Johnston, Ryan Britt
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Mandalorian Season 2 theory: Baby Yoda's biggest threat is a Vader wannabe

By Dais Johnston, Ryan Britt
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Maximize Happiness by Planning Your Time Wisely

By Tori Rodriguez, About The Author S, Tori Rodriguez Is A Journalist, Psychotherapist Based In Atlanta. Her Writing Has Also Appeared In The, Recent Articles
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May I Go to the Moon, Please?

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Men: What Kind of Piercing Should You Get?

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Mercury's scorching daytime heat may help it make its own ice at caps

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Microbial DNA in patient blood may be tell-tale sign of cancer

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Mimicking cancer's evasive tactics, microparticles show promise for transplant rejection

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Missing link in coronavirus jump from bats to humans could be pangolins, not snakes

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Musk Reads: Starship's first flight may have a launch date

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Must We All Become More Creative because of the Pandemic?

By Dan Falk, About The Author S, Dan Falk Is A Science Journalist Based In Toronto. His Books Include
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My bad: Have aliens ever visited Earth?

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Mysterious bone circles made from the remains of mammoths reveal clues about Ice Age

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NASA Moon Program and Hubble Telescope Successor Face COVID-19 Delays

By Irene Klotz, About The Author S, Irene Klotz Is Space Editor At, Recent Articles
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Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

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NeuroLogica Blog

By Steven Novella
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New CDC Quarantine Rules Raise Civil Liberty Concerns

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New Dads Deal With Postpartum Depression, Too

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New genetic editing powers discovered in squid

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New Insights Behind the Sand Dunes That Swallowed a Boy

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New mathematical model can more effectively track epidemics

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New minor planets found beyond Neptune

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New Technology Revives Tarnished Daguerreotype Ghosts

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New York Is Blaming Washington DC For Its Coronavirus Problem

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Nick Kroll hints that Big Mouth Season 4 could come sooner than expected

By Jen Glennon, Jake Kleinman, Christopher Inoa
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Nintendo's leaked E3 2020 plans hint at a major Metroid Prime 4 reveal

By Danny Paez, Tomas Franzese
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Not Getting Online Dates? Your Bar Is Probably Too High

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Old human cells rejuvenated with stem cell technology

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One human-like ability may be the key to 14 animals' survival

By Sofia Quaglia, Nina Pullano
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One Root Cause of Pandemics Few People Think About

By Paul Shapiro, About The Author S, Paul Shapiro Is The Author Of, Recent Articles
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Our Century-Old Notion of Wind Turbine Efficiency Is Going Through Some Turbulence

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Particle physics, neutrinos, and chirality too!

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'Persona 5 Royal' Legacy DLC bundle: How to claim outfits and OP Personas

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'Persona 5 Royal' Nintendo Switch release date, trailer, rumors, and speculation

By Tomas Franzese, Just Lunning, Danny Paez
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Philip Anderson, Gruff Guru of Physics and Complexity Research, Dies

By John Horgan, About The Author S, John Horgan Directs The Center For Science Writings At The Stevens Institute Of Technology. His Books Include, Recent Articles
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Physics Buzz

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Pickleball! It's the Fast-growing Sport With the Funny Name

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Pluto!

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Predator: Hunting Grounds is the worst Sony game of this generation

By Tomas Franzese
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Prehistoric Predator Rediscovered in Museum Drawer

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Pro Tips on Posing for Perfect Pics

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Proxima B!

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PS5 price leak could indicate a troubling trend with next-gen consoles

By Danny Paez
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Psychologists answer 4 important questions for couples self-quarantining

By Emma Betuel, Grace Browne, Sofia Quaglia
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Psychologists recommend combining 2 strategies to combat daily stress

By Ali Pattillo, Emma Betuel, Rajvinder Samra
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Q: According to relativity, things get more massive the faster they move. If something were moving fast enough, would it become a black hole?

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Q: According to relativity, two moving observers always see the other moving through time slower. Isn’t that a contradiction? Doesn’t one have to be faster?

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Q: According to the Many Worlds Interpretation, every event creates new universes. Where does the energy and matter for the new universes come from?

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Q: After the heat death of the universe will anything ever happen again?

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Q: Are numbers real?

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Q: Are shadows 2-dimensional? Are there any real examples of 2-dimensional things in the universe?

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Q: Are some colors of light impossible? Can any color of light be made?

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Q: Are some number patterns more or less likely? Are some betting schemes better than others?

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Q: Are the brain and consciousness quantum mechanical in nature?

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Q: Are there examples of quantum mechanics that can be seen in every-day life, or do they only show up in the lab?

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Q: Are there physical limits in the universe other than the speed of light?

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Q: Are white holes real?

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Q: Aren’t physicists just doing experiments to confirm their theories? Couldn’t they “prove” anything they want?

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Q: Can a human being survive in the fourth dimension?

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Q: Can free will exist in our deterministic universe?

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Q: Can light be used to transfer energy instead of power lines?

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Q: Can planes (sheets) be tied in knots in higher dimensions the way lines (strings) can be tied in knots in 3 dimensions?

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Q: Can resonance be used to destroy anything? Is the “brown note” possible?

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Q: Can things really be in two places at the same time?

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Q: Can we build a planet?

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Q: Can wind chill make things “feel” colder than absolute zero?

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Q: Can you beat the uncertainty principle using entanglement, by measuring position on one particle and momentum on the other?

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Q: Can you do the double slit experiment with a cat cannon?

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Q: Hyperspace, warp drives, and faster than light travel: why not?

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Q: If black holes are “rips” in the fabric of our universe, does it mean they lead to other universes? If so, then did time begin in that universe at the inception of the black hole? Could we be in a

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Q: If Earth was flat, would there be a horizon? If so, what would it look like? If the Earth was flat and had infinite area, would that change the answer?

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Q: If energy is quantized, what is the least amount of energy possible? And how did they measure it?

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Q: If nothing can escape a black hole’s gravity, then how does the gravity itself escape?

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Q: If quantum mechanics says everything is random, then how can it also be the most accurate theory ever?

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Q: If the Sun pulls things directly toward it, then why does everything move in circles around it?

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Q: If the world were to stop spinning, would the people and everything on it be considered ‘lighter’ or ‘heavier’? Would any change take place? And does centrifugal force have an effect on gravity?

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Q: If time slows down when you travel at high speeds, then couldn’t you travel across the galaxy within your lifetime by just accelerating continuously?

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Q: If you could drill a tunnel through the whole planet and then jumped down this tunnel, how would you fall?

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Q: If you could hear through space as though it were filled with air, what would you hear?

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Q: If you flip a coin forever, are you guaranteed to eventually flip an equal number of heads and tails?

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Q: If you were on the inside of the Sun falling in, the matter closer to the surface doesn’t affect your acceleration, but the matter closer to the core does. Why is that?

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Q: If you were shrunk to microscopic size would you be able to see normally? Would you be able to see microscopic things?

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Q: If you suddenly replaced all the water drops in a rainbow with same-sized spheres of polished diamond, what would happen to the rainbow? How do you calculate the size of a rainbow?

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Q: If you zoom in far enough, what do particles look like?

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Q: If you’ve got different amounts of debt in different accounts with different interest rates, how should you pay them down?

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Q: In an infinite universe, does everything that’s possible have to happen somewhere?

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Q: In relativity, how do you define “the observer”?

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Q: In base ten 1=0.999…, but what about in other bases? What about in base 1?

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Q: In relativity, length contracts at high speeds. But what’s contracting? Is it distance or space or is there even a difference?

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Q: In the NEC “faster than light” experiment, did they really make something go faster than light?

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Q: Is darkness a wave the way light is a wave? What is the speed of dark?

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Q: Is geocentrism really so wrong? Is the Sun being at the “center” (i.e. the Earth orbiting the Sun) just an arbitrary reference frame decision, and no more true than the Earth being at the center?

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Q: Is fire a plasma? What is plasma?

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Q: Is it likely that there are atoms in my body that have traveled from the other side of the planet, solar system, galaxy, or universe?

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Q: Is it a coincidence that a circles circumference is the derivative of its area, as well as the volume of a sphere being the antiderivative of its surface area? What is the explanation for this?

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Q: Is it more efficient to keep keep a swimming pool warm or let it get cold and heat it up again?

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Q: Is it possible for an atomic orbital to exist beyond the s, p, f and d orbitals they taught about in school? Like could there be a (other letter) orbital beyond that?

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Q: Is it possible to eat all of the ice cream in a bowl?

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Q: Is Santa real?

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Q: Is the universe infinitely old?

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Q: Is there a formula for how much water will splash, most importantly how high, and in what direction from the toilet bowl when you *ehem* take a dump in it ?

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Q: Is there some way to actually play quidditch?

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Q: Is there such a thing as half a derivative?

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Q: π = 4?

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Q: Satellites experience less time because they’re moving fast, but more time because they’re so high. Is there an orbit where the effects cancel out? Is that useful?

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Q: Spectroscopy?

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Q: What are Feynman diagrams, how are they used (theoretically & practically), and are there alternative/competing diagrams to Feynman’s?

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Q: What came before the big bang?

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Q: What causes iron, nickel, and cobalt to be attracted to magnets, but not other metals?

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Q: What did Einstein mean by: “Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.”

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Q: What does a measurement in quantum mechanics do?

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Q: What if gravity acted like magnetism?

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Q: What is “Dark Matter”?

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Q: What is mass?

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Q: What is quantum immortality?

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Q: What is quantum teleportation? Why can’t we use it to communicate faster than light?

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Q: What is the evidence for the Big Bang?

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Q: What is the most complicated equation?

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Q: What makes natural logarithms natural? What’s so special about the number e?

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Q: What would Earth be like to us if it were a cube instead of spherical? Is this even possible?

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Q: What would happen if everyone in the world jumped at the same time?

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Q: What would happen if there was a giant straw connecting the Earth’s atmosphere right above the ground to space?

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Q: What would life be like in higher dimensions?

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Q: What would the consequenses for our universe be if the speed of light was only about one hundred miles per hour?

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Q: What would you experience if you were going the speed of light?

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