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Driver Safety Is Important — Especially During A Total Solar Eclipse

The Federal Highway Administration is calling the event ​one of the largest driver distractions in years.

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1:05Bonnie Tyler in the "Total Eclipse of the Heart" music video.
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The Unofficial Solar Eclipse Theme Song Has An Interesting Origin

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There's Only One Real Danger During A Total Solar Eclipse

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Astronauts On The International Space Station Just Got A Big Delivery

2:43A total solar eclipse
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Why The Total Solar Eclipse Is A Bigger Deal Than You'd Think

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Bill Gates Makes His Largest Charitable Donation In 17 Years

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NASA's Saturn Probe Has One Final Mission Before Its Fiery End

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As Many As Half A Million Yemenis May Have Cholera Amidst Civil War

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1 In 8 US Adults Might Have Alcohol Use Disorder

5:33A total solar eclipse
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The Nonscientific Reasons Everyone Is Geeking Out Over The Eclipse

2:18A total solar eclipse
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Learning A Ton Of New Science From 2 Minutes Of A Total Solar Eclipse

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Isolation Could Become A Bigger Public Health Threat Than Obesity

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It's Getting Harder And Harder For Trees To Bounce Back From Drought

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Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans Could Happen In The Near Future

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Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Could Have A Surprising Health Risk

1:32Smokey Bear
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Smokey Bear Turns 73 As Wildfires Are On The Rise

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Your Windows At Home And Work Could One Day Be A Lot Smarter

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American Museum of Natural History

Scientists Just Named The Biggest Land Animal Ever

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Many Experts Dismiss Them, But Climate Change Doubters Are Powerful

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Moon's Magnetic Field Lasted A Billion Years Longer Than We Thought

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This May Be The Atlantic's First Hurricane Of The Year

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A 13-Million-Year-Old Skull Might Fill A Gap In Ape Evolution

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This Gov. Agency May Replace 'Climate Change' With 'Weather Extremes'

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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

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