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a large platter of assorted bright cookies
December 18, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
From local ingredients to storied traditions, hop on the Great American Cookie Train to see what cookies are the most popular around the country.
scientist in lab
December 9, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
You've heard of Ebola and likely Zika, but there are many dangerous viruses that have yet to make horrific headlines.
Peas and Carrots, Thanksgiving turkey pardon, Trump, 2018
November 26, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
U.S. presidents haven't always pardoned their Thanksgiving turkeys, but in recent years the surreal ceremony has become an American tradition.
superhero underneath businessman's clothes
November 13, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
Scientists are discovering that a few of us are capable of amazing feats, some of which seem more superhero than human.
The planet Mercury transits across the face of the sun on Nov. 11 2019
November 11, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
Check out these amazing images of our solar system's tiniest planet.
multicolored view of Venus
October 3, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
Venus, second planet to the sun, is named for the Roman goddess of beauty and love. While eerily beautiful, the surface of Venus is as hostile as the deepest recesses of space.
Saturn as seen by Hubble in June 2019
September 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
NASA's Cassini orbiter and other telescopes reveal stunning pictures of the planet and its rings.
Cat's Paw Nebula, Spitzer telescope
September 6, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
The telescope is so sensitive it can see objects optical telescopes cannot. Here are some incredible images it has helped capture.
An albino alligator, partially submerged
August 28, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Did you know a pair of white giraffes was recently spotted in Kenya or that albino dolphins are pink? Meet these amazing albino animals.