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Insane flying semi-truck sets jump record, nearly takes out building

Stunt filmmaker Gregg Godfrey set a new record at Evel Knievel Days and nearly made a mess of Butte, Montana in the process.

By July 28, 2015

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NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.

By July 23, 2015

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Kepler-452b, Earth's 'cousin,' in more detail (pictures)

NASA has spotted a distant planet that's as close as it comes (so far) to the one we call home. Here's a look at how it compares with other recently discovered planets -- and with our rock.

8 Images By July 23, 2015

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Brown dwarf's fiery aurora is out of this world...and solar system

Astronomers have spied an aurora beyond our solar system for the first time, lighting up the pole of a failed star that's cool in multiple ways.

By July 29, 2015

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Neil deGrasse Tyson lays out the history of everything in under 8 minutes

From the Big Bang to mammals with big brains, the Internet's resident smart guy runs through literally everything in the time it takes to stand in line for a latte.

By July 22, 2015

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Buzz Pluto's tall peaks and frozen plains in NASA flyby video

NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.

By July 20, 2015

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Has the Loch Ness Monster been catfishing us all these centuries?

One of the world's foremost Nessie hunters says he no longer believes in the legend of a dinosaurlike creature patrolling the depths of a Scottish lake.

By July 17, 2015

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Velociraptor's cousins, ancestors may have been even more terrifying

A newly discovered relative of the famed hunters from the "Jurassic Park" movies hints at an extra ability the feared family of dinosaurs may have once possessed.

By July 16, 2015

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How Pluto stacks up with Earth after the New Horizons flyby

We now know Pluto much better, thanks to NASA's New Horizons mission, leaving CNET's Eric Mack to wonder how the former planet compares to our home rock.

By July 15, 2015

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The gaping vortex in this Texas lake is big enough to suck in a boat

Floods tend to create all kinds of dangers in their path, including some you wouldn't expect, like the giant whirling water vortex recently spotted in Lake Texoma.

By June 25, 2015