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Why Jupiter’s Red Spot Isn’t As Great As It Used To Be

Why Jupiter’s Red Spot Isn’t As Great As It Used To BeJupiter's Great Red Spot might be, quite literally, the perfect storm: It's a swirling, anti-cyclonic vortex that's big enough to engulf three Earths and has been raging in the atmosphere of the solar system's largest planet for at least 400 years.

State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report Finds

State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report FindsPublic preschool enrollment fell slightly last year, according to a report released today by researchers at Rutgers University.

Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is Lost

Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is LostOver the weekend, scientists with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution confirmed that Nereus, one of only four submersibles to have reached the depths of the Mariana Trench, suffered a catastrophic implosion.

Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been Found

Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been FoundIt's been missing for more than 500 years. But now there are reports that the Santa Maria, the largest ship among the trio that made Christopher Columbus' first expedition to North America, may be found.

Stanford University Says No To Coal Investments

Stanford University Says No To Coal InvestmentsStanford's trustees say the school will no longer invest in companies that mine coal, joining about a dozen other colleges that have taken the step.

A Faster Human: Are We Unique In Our Ability To Get Better?

A Faster Human: Are We Unique In Our Ability To Get Better?Looking back at as much as a century's worth of records researchers found that while the performance of racing horses and greyhounds has stagnated for decades, humans have continued to improve.

Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border Agents

Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border AgentsPhysical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to a new report.

Poll: Prestigious Colleges Won’t Make You Happier In Life Or Work

Poll: Prestigious Colleges Won’t Make You Happier In Life Or WorkWhen you ask college graduates whether they're "engaged" with their work or "thriving" in all aspects of their lives, their responses don't vary one bit whether they went to a prestigious college or not.

55 Colleges, Universities Under Investigation For Abuse Claims

55 Colleges, Universities Under Investigation For Abuse ClaimsThe Department of Education has released a list of 55 colleges and universities facing investigation under Title IX for their handling of sexual abuse claims.

Botched Oklahoma Execution Prompts Questions About Lethal Injection

Botched Oklahoma Execution Prompts Questions About Lethal InjectionThe botched execution of death row inmate Clayton Lockett Tuesday evening in Oklahoma is sparking a reassessment of lethal injection.