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Patty Duke, Oscar-winning actress of stage and screen, dead at 69

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  • Mar 29, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Patty Duke, the Academy Award-winning former child actor and onetime president of the Screen Actors Guild, has died, according to a local television program. Maria Sansone, host of Good Day LA, first posted the news on her Facebook page...
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A gorilla named Susie illustrates genome similarities with humans

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  • Apr 01, 2016
WASHINGTON A gorilla named Susie is helping provide fresh insight into the genetic similarities and differences between people and these endangered apes that are among our closest living relatives.Scientists on Thursday unveiled an upgraded version of ...
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This $460 Snorlax pillow will have you dreaming of Pokémon

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  • Feb 27, 2016
If you've ever found yourself thinking that Snorlax looked like a particularly comfortable Pokémon, you're in luck (and apparently someone else had the same thought.) Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Pokémon and Pokémon day, Premium Band...
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Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

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  • Jun 24, 2016
SEVILLE, Spain An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.T...
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Spacecraft to seek life on Mars in European-led mission

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  • Mar 11, 2016
BERLIN A spacecraft is due to set off for Mars next week on a mission that scientists hope will help answer one of the most burning questions of spacefaring times: Is there life on other planets?The craft, part of the European-Russian ExoMars program, ...
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Bezos praises third Blue Origin launch-and-land rocket test as 'perfect'

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  • Apr 04, 2016
SEATTLE Jeff Bezos' space transportation company Blue Origin successfully launched and landed for the third time a suborbital rocket capable of carrying six passengers, taking another step on its path in developing reusable boosters, the company said o...
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Now you're talking: human-like robot may one day care for dementia patients

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  • Mar 07, 2016
SINGAPORE With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.The 1.7-metre tall Nadine was created in the l...
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Curious new trends push Ford Mustang to pony car dominance in 2015

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  • Oct 06, 2015
Die-hard fans will typically opt for the 5.0-liter V-8, and wouldn't fathom a pony car with a four-cylinder engine. But they are not the only Mustang buyers, Ford knows. Armed with data from J.D. Power, the Dearborn automaker said it has discovered some...
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Samsung Electronics set for best quarter in over two years on second-quarter smartphone boost

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  • Jul 05, 2016
SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is poised to issue guidance for its best quarterly profit in more than two years, propelled by a surge in mobile earnings on the back of robust sales of its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones. The South Korean gi...
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Types Of Engine Assemblies

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  • Apr 07, 2015
What type of engine assembly you should be asking for depends on what kind of project you are taking on. Typical projects are; engine swaps, partial replacements and direct engine replacements. If you are looking to spice up your vehicle with a higher pe...
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