5 graphs that reveal how Americans spend their free time

    5 graphs that reveal how Americans spend their free time

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    A New Method to Preventing Human-Induced Earthquakes Caused by the Oil and Gas Industry

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    Forest fires rage near Turkish resorts, killing three

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    Drought causes record lows at largest reservoirs in US | Popular Science

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    Researchers kick-start magnetic spin waves at nanoscale in pursuit of low energy computing

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain An international team from Delft, Lancaster, Nijmegen, Kiev and Salerno has demonstrated a new technique to…
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    Chilisleep Ooler Sleep System review: Liquid cool your bed | PopSci

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    European Space Agency Advances Vega Rocket Evolution Beyond 2025

    European Space Agency Advances Vega Rocket Evolution Beyond 2025

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    In plant cells, a conserved mechanism for perceiving mechanical force resides in unexpected location

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    A Summer of Fire-Breathing Smoke Storms: Extreme Heat, Intense Wildfires, and a “Monster pyroCb”

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    Team identifies hormonal control loop that balances rest and activity

    Team identifies hormonal control loop that balances rest and activity

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    Climate Change Driving a Large Increase in Intense Storms Across Europe

    Climate Change Driving a Large Increase in Intense Storms Across Europe

    Climate change is driving a large increase in intense, slow-moving storms, a new study by Newcastle University and the Met…
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