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Light Side Last Updated: Jan 25, 2023 - 2:51:37 PM


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Bridge collapses during ribbon-cutting ceremony in Congo
Just as an organiser cut the ribbon at the ceremony in Kinshasa's Mont-Ngafula district, the bridge buckled, both its handrails broke off, and the central section slumped into the stream a couple of metres below

Sep 8, 2022 - 4:06:14 PM

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Supreme Court finds that the Civil War was wrongly decided, reinstates the Confederacy.
Flush with victory on abortion and guns, the formerly “Supreme” court is expected to release additional decisions at the end of this court term.

Jul 20, 2022 - 11:05:05 AM

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Higgs boson: ten years after its discovery, why this particle could unlock new physics beyond the standard model
Ten years ago, scientists announced the discovery of the Higgs boson, which helps explain why elementary particles (the smallest building blocks of nature) have mass. For particle physicists, this was the end of a decades-long and hugely difficult journey – and arguably the most important result in the history of the field. But this end also marked the beginning of a new era of experimental physic

Jul 4, 2022 - 10:53:41 AM

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Desperate Olympic Committee Attempts To Increase Viewership By Adding Skinny-Dipping To 2024 Games
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND—In the wake of two straight Olympics with record-low TV ratings, an increasingly desperate International Olympic Committee announced plans Friday to increase viewership by adding skinny-dipping to the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.

Mar 12, 2022 - 4:12:42 PM

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Yogurt’s Long Journey
How an ancient food made in sheepskin bags by camel-riding nomads became a modern breakfast favorite

Feb 2, 2022 - 3:31:39 PM


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