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  1. Huge Hurricane Photographed on Saturn

    “An enormous hurricane raging at Saturn’s north pole has an eye 2,000km (1,250mi) across – big enough to cover the UK 12 times over.” BBC

    Space

  2. Lost Egyptian City Revealed

    A new documentary, photographs, and 3D restorations of the city reveal its secrets that had been lost for 1,200 years. Huffington Post

    Ancient

  3. Pictures: Bizarre Dino Ancestors

    “Researchers excavate the bizarre creatures that preceded the dinosaurs.” Live Science

    Ancient

  4. The Netherlands Gets a New King

    “Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch king in more than a century Tuesday as his mother, Beatrix, abdicated after 33 years as queen.” Washington Post

    People

  5. Hitler’s Food Taster Tells of Poisoning Fears

    “Woelk, then in her mid-twenties, spent two and a half years as one of 15 young women who sampled Hitler’s food to make sure it wasn’t poisoned before it was served to the Nazi leader.” Associated Press

    People

  6. Crisis at Japan Nuclear Plant

    “Two years after a triple meltdown that grew into the world’s second worst nuclear disaster, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is faced with a new crisis: a flood of highly radioactive wastewater.” New York Times

    Environment

  7. Ancient City of Brutal Violence?

    “Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Harappa have uncovered evidence of immigration but also great violence.” National Geographic

    Ancient

  8. NYC Dog Owners Hunt Rats

    “Known with a chuckle as the Ryders Alley Trencher-fed Society — parse the acronym — the rodent-hunters have been scouring downtown byways for more than a decade, meeting weekly when weather allows.”
    Associated Press

    Animals

  9. What Color Were Dinosaurs, Really?

    “By testing one of the world’s only well-preserved dinosaur skin samples…researchers hope to determine a more definitive answer on dinosaur skin color as well as explain how a 70-million-year-old hunk of skin has been so well preserved.” Nature World News

    Ancient

  10. Video: Little Girl Thinks Camel is Hilarious

    She laughs and laughs even though it practically eats her. Her laugh is just contagious. YouTube via Reddit

    Just for Fun