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You'd Better Sit Tight For This One

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts SI and the second word starts with T. For example, given "unadorned set of facts," you would say, "simple truth."

Fighting Unwanted Cat Calls, One Poster At A Time

For women on city streets, unwanted attention from men often comes in the form of cat calls, whistles and roving eyes. New York artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh says she's had enough and is taking her art to the streets.

The Movie Jesse Eisenberg Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actor Jesse Eisenberg could watch the British film Submarine a million times. "The movie as a whole is really wonderful but what I love about it even more is that each individual moment seems so special," he says.

Telling Stories About Ourselves In 'The Faraway Nearby'

"Stories are compasses and architecture," says author Rebecca Solnit. "We navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of the world."

Not My Job: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin On Getting Mooned

Sure, Aldrin has been to the moon, but what does he know about getting mooned? We'll quiz him to find out with a game called "Drop your pants and take a bow."
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D.C. Residents Celebrate Flag Day With Tattoos

Hundreds of people sported D.C. flag tattoos — some real, some fake — on the third annual D.C. Flag Day to show their support for voting rights in the District.


Dad Follows The Moon To Find Military Son's Resting Place

Robert Stokely couldn't sleep while his son was in Iraq with the National Guard. In 2005, Michael Stokely was killed by a roadside bomb. A few years later, Robert headed to Iraq himself, to find the spot where his son had died.
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NASA, Hubble & Outer Space: The Art Of Astronomy

NASA's images and footage are used in everything from TV to movies, and they've inspired visual artists and musicians for decades. We explore how images of space are created and used in everything from scientific study to pop culture.