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The 12 Songs Alice In Chains Never Played Live With Layne Staley

There are only 12 songs Alice In Chains never played live with late frontman Layne Staley. From 1990 until 1999, Alice put out three full…

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House Votes to Extend—and Expand—a Major US Spy Program

A controversial US wiretap program that was days from expiration cleared a major hurdle on its way to being reauthorized. After months of delays, false…

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Listen to James McCartney and Sean Ono Lennon’s First Song

James McCartney, son of Paul McCartney, has released a new song titled “Primrose Hill,” which he co-wrote with Sean Ono Lennon, son of John Lennon…

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Study Alters Bonobos’ Reputation as the ‘Make Love not War’ Ape

Bonobos have a reputation as lovers, not fighters. But the primate species — perhaps infamous for using sex as a conflict resolution tool — exhibits…

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Change Healthcare Faces Another Ransomware Threat—and It Looks Credible

For months, Change Healthcare has faced an immensely messy, months-long ransomware debacle that has left hundreds of pharmacies and medical practices across the United States…

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Highlights of Upcoming Week 3 of Citizen Science Month

We celebrate the halfway point of Citizen Science Month next week! Join SciStarter for a 12-hour nonstop Palooza of Zooniverse Projects (ZooniPalooza?). Pick your favorite…

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Hand Gestures May Have Been the Start of Human Language

Language gave humans a leg up compared to all other species. By working together outside of the family unit through communication, we were able to…

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Why Diamond Head Leader Didn’t Know Lars Ulrich Played Drums

One of the biggest pieces of Metallica folklore is the fact that when he was a teenager, Lars Ulrich found himself hanging out with some…

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John Oates Says Hall and Oates Are Finished: ‘I’ve Moved On’

John Oates says his half-century musical partnership with Daryl Hall has come to an end after months of public, ongoing litigation between the two. “You…

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Orca’s Signature Black and White Patterns Help Them Hunt and Hide

Orcas (Orcinus orca), also known as Killer whales, are easily recognized by their black-and-white markings on their bodies. More specifically, these whales have an iconic…

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