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Buzzfeed: Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Like Barry Wetter And More Dangerous

Hurricane Barry is predicted as of Saturday morning to dump between 10 and 20 inches of rain over southern Louisiana and Mississippi, raising concerns about widespread flooding because of the flat landscape and already swollen rivers.

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CNBC: Louisiana’s post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches

Tropical Storm Barry, which threatens to make landfall as a hurricane Saturday and flood parts of Louisiana, will pose a serious test of New Orleans’ post-Hurricane Katrina flood defenses.

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Cosmos: Going to space probably won't give you cancer, research suggests

A new study of 418 former astronauts and cosmonauts has found that the time they spent in space doesn’t appear to carry any increased risk of death from causes associated with radiation exposure.

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The Wall Street Journal: The World’s Appetite Is Threatening the Mississippi River

Flowing 2,300 miles from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River provides drinking water, food and jobs for millions of people. A journey downriver reveals how the agricultural industry is contributing to one of the nation’s biggest ecological disasters.

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Canada TV: Lego Wheelchair for Disabled Turtle

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CNN: This turtle lost both his back legs so vets built him a very fancy wheelchair

Do you want to spend several minutes of your day gazing at photos of a turtle in a wheelchair? Well, do we have the story for you.

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The Washington Post: 100 years ago, an eclipse changed the known laws of physics and made Einstein Einstein

On May 29, 1919, a solar eclipse forever altered our conception of gravity, rewrote the laws of physics and turned a 40-year-old, wild-haired scientist into a global celebrity - the very personification of scientific genius.

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