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National Zoo Announces Giant Pandas To Divorce

WASHINGTON—Assuring the public that the decision was difficult but the right thing to do for all parties involved, the Smithsonian National Zoological Park announced Friday that their giant pandas would be divorcing.

New Climate Change Report Just List Of Years Each Country Becomes Uninhabitable

GENEVA—Stating that the data published within its pages represented the scientific consensus of top researchers around the world, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its annual report this week, which consists solely of an alphabetized list of every country on earth and the years each of them will become uninhabitable.

Pros And Cons Of Electric Cars

With technology improving and more automobile companies releasing electric models, electric cars are becoming a common alternative for American consumers. Here are the pros and cons of electric vehicles.
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Contents Of The Voyager Golden Record

Forty years ago this week, NASA launched Voyager 2, which carries a gold-plated record featuring pictures and sounds from Earth as well as scientific information, all of which was carefully compiled in anticipation of a possible extraterrestrial encounter. Here are the contents of the record:

  • Recording of someone saying Hey, anybody there? in 55 different languages

  • Some annoying interludes of human laughter and whale song in between tracks

  • Jimmy Carter explaining what peanuts are for three hours

  • Variety of photos capturing Earth’s most breathtaking hunks

  • A desperate plea for oil

  • Fair use disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976

  • A greeting card signed by all 4,136,542,070 people alive in 1977

  • Anatomical breakdown of how Carl Sagan’s body works and how he reproduces

  • Picture of a mushroom cloud in case the aliens get any ideas

  • Fold-out album sleeve containing every significant piece of art ever created

  • Picture of the winner of a 1977 KISS FM contest

  • Detailed explanation of the infield fly rule

  • Instructions on how to build a turntable to play the record

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GENEVA—Stating that the data published within its pages represented the scientific consensus of top researchers around the world, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its annual report this week, which consists solely of an alphabetized list of every country on earth and the years each of them will become uninhabitable.

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