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When is a bird not a bird?

July 16, 2014
An artist's rendering shows the newly discovered feathered dinosaur, Changyuraptor yangi, in this image released on July 15, 2014, courtesy of the Natural History Museum. REUTERS/S. Abramowicz/Dinosaur Institute/NHM/Handout via Reuters

A rendering shows the feathered dinosaur in this image released on July 15, 2014, courtesy of the Natural History Museum. REUTERS/S. Abramowicz/Dinosaur Institute/NHM/Handout via Reuters

It’s a bird! It’s… wait, is it a bird?

The fossil belonging to a feathered, four-winged, avian-esque dinosaur blurs the lines between bird and beast.

 

Tightening the hose in California

Amid a brutal drought, state legislators introduce tougher penalties for water-wasters.

 

Controlling HIV

It may be possible to control the AIDS epidemic by as early as 2030, according to a U.N. report.

 

I am woman, hear me Thor

The famed, hammer-wielding Norse god will take a female form in the character’s newest comic iteration.

 

This is your brain. This is your brain on porn.

Pornographic images have the same effect on the minds of sex addicts as narcotics do on drug addicts, a study shows.

 

Boat against the current

A Japanese artist challenges obscenity charges, after police arrested her for crafting a kayak shaped like a vagina.

Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi paddles in her kayak modeled on her vagina in this picture provided by Eigo Shimojo. Igarashi. REUTERS/Eigo Shimojo/Handout via Reuters

Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi paddles in her kayak modeled on her vagina in this picture provided by Eigo Shimojo. Igarashi. REUTERS/Eigo Shimojo/Handout via Reuters

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