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5 Incidents Of Boeing-777 Hull Loss: Only One Occurred Over Water

 The discovery of a piece of plane debris that washed up on Reunion island in the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, July 30, 2015 adds a new chapter in the mystery of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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Why The Trail Of Clues To Flight MH370 Now Leads To France

 A mystery that began with the disappearance of a Malaysian plane en route to China that detoured to the waters off Australia’s coast has now spread across the Indian Ocean close to Africa. Next stop: France.

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5 Reasons I Never Want To Have Kids

Alden Wicker

A few weeks ago, as we sat on a bus that would take us down to my nephew’s second birthday party, I turned to my fiancé and said, “What if I got my tubes tied?"

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HBO Chief: 'Game Of Thrones' Could Wrap After 3 More Seasons

This image released by HBO shows Kit Harington as Jon Snow, left, in a scene from "Game of Thrones." HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo said Thursday, July 30, 2015, that the drama series' producers are leaning toward three more seasons after the just-concluded season five. Lombardo told a TV critics’ meeting in Beverly Hills, Calif., that he hopes that they’ll change their minds, but that appeared to be the intent. (Helen Sloan/HBO via AP)BEVERLY HILLS: "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away.

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Aurora Found Around Brown Dwarf Beyond Our Solar System

The brown dwarf's aurora is red and up to a million times brighter than the Earth's northern lights

An aurora has been spotted outside our Solar System for the first time, scientists report.

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Why Do People Quit Their Jobs At Dream Companies Like Facebook Or Google?

 Working for a prestigious company may impress your friends and family, but it’s not always as glamorous as others might think.

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Should Lion Hunting Ever Be Legal?

 Early in July, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer went to Zimbabwe to kill a lion. He found one, but it was in a protected park, so he used an animal carcass to lure the lion out. He then shot the lion with an arrow, tracked him for 40 hours, shot him with a rifle, beheaded him, and skinned his corpse. The lion turned out to be named Cecil and was something of a national celebrity.

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The Lie Anne Hathaway Told To Get Hired For Brokeback Mountain

 Not to call your character and integrity into question, but a lot of people out there have fibbed or at least stretched the truth when it comes to our resumes. I know I certainly have. And it turns out we’re not alone, as celebrities lie about their applicable skills as well. Anne Hathaway perjured herself just a bit in order to land one of her biggest roles, in Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain.

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Blame Is On Mahathir For Malaysia’s Political Mess

Pic:Reuters

At least embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is right about one thing. The current mess in Malaysian politics is the making of his greatest nemesis, Mahathir Mohamad, who led the Southeast Asian nation with an iron fist from 1981–2003. What Najib fails to fathom is that Mahathir has not produced this mess by criticising his leadership, but by paving Najib’s path to power in the fashion he did during his decades in office. Mahathir may believe that he can end the crisis by bringing Najib down. But history should judge Mahathir himself as the author of a long national decline that has culminated in this latest crisis.

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