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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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1:13iPhone 5S with Tough ID.
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Police Can Ask To Unlock Your Phone — This Feature Could Stop Them

0:53A bartender pours whiskey into a shot glass
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Why You Should Be Diluting Your Whiskey

1:10Earth's atmosphere from space
NASA

NASA Is Sending Bacteria Into The Sky During The Total Solar Eclipse

1:35Total solar eclipse
NASA

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

0:49A self-healing gripping robot shakes hands with a human
Terryn et al., Sci. Robot.

These Robots Can 'Heal' Themselves

1:14Dungeons & Dragons dice
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'Dungeons & Dragons' Rolls The Dice With A Digital Makeover

0:57The International Space Station
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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

1:35Bill Gates visits Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
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Bill Gates Makes His Largest Charitable Donation In 17 Years

0:59Fans at an NFL game strike a pose for the camera
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Using Smile Emoji At Work May Send A Different Message Than You'd Want

1:03Image taken from the dark side of Saturn
NASA

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

1:05A bartender pours a beer into a glass
Getty Images / Andrew Burton

1 In 8 US Adults Might Have Alcohol Use Disorder

2:18A total solar eclipse
NASA

Learning A Ton Of New Science From 2 Minutes Of A Total Solar Eclipse

1:00Elon Musk
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Elon Musk Says AI Poses More Risk Than North Korea

1:07Mark Zuckerberg and the Colorful Balloons logo
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Facebook Quietly Released A Photo-Sharing App In China

1:49Nintendo Switch and GameVice side-by-side.
Nintendo, GameVice

Is The Nintendo Switch A Knockoff Of Mobile Gaming Controllers?

1:25SoundCloud logo by company headquarters
SoundCloud

SoundCloud Isn't Going Anywhere — And A New CEO Is Taking The Reins

1:17A senior citizen sits in the hallway of a care center
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Isolation Could Become A Bigger Public Health Threat Than Obesity

1:20Dead trees
William and Leander Anderegg

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

0:59Pigs
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Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans Could Happen In The Near Future

2:08Andy Rubin's "Essential" smartphone.
Essential

Android's Creator Is Back In The Gadget Game With A Titanium Phone

1:32Smokey Bear
Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Smokey Bear Turns 73 As Wildfires Are On The Rise

1:28Facebook discontinues "Lifestage" and "Groups"
Facebook

Facebook Buries 2 Apps In Its Mobile Graveyard

1:00IceBridge Project Scientist Nathan Kurtz looks out of a plane window
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Your Windows At Home And Work Could One Day Be A Lot Smarter

0:48Man beside one Patagotitan mayorum bone
American Museum of Natural History

Scientists Just Named The Biggest Land Animal Ever

4:08Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014.
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Many Experts Dismiss Them, But Climate Change Doubters Are Powerful

1:36Full moon
NASA

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

1:10New primate species skull
Fred Spoor

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

1:57Grasses and a watershed dam in Iowa.
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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

2:56Vintage Kool cigarette ad
Imperial Tobacco Company

Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans