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In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

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The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Archaeologists Uncover Last Human To Die Happy

DEMBECHA, ETHIOPIA—In a startling find that contributes significantly to the understanding of modern man’s evolutionary development, University of Edinburgh archaeologists working in Ethiopia’s Afar Region announced Wednesday that they have uncovered the preserved remains of the last human to die happy.
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NASA Receives 400 Mars Exploration Ideas

After soliciting ideas from scientists, NASA has received around 400 proposals on how to rethink its Martian exploration program. Here are a few of them:

  • Offer 3 percent capital-gains tax relief to companies willing to relocate to the southern Martian mountain region
  • Fake the whole thing in the Nevada desert
  • Have expedition stop by the moon to pick up the moon-mobile and then drive the shit out of it on Mars
  • To prove to all of us down here that they really did make it to Mars, they should repaint half the planet blue, or add some stripes maybe
  • Drop a little robot on Mars and have it putter around picking up sand until it runs out of power
  • Shoot lasers at some stuff
  • Begin the Martian colonization modestly by introducing hardy insects and rabbits
  • Find some damn Martians already
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