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Could Thinking Positively About Aging Be The Secret Of Health?

People who have positive images of aging and have a purpose in life live years longer than those who are negative, studies find. They also have less risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease.

Slammed, Hurled and Pummeled: The Life Of A Pit Crew

It takes an IndyCar pit crew about seven seconds to replace four tires and refuel. It's high stakes on race day and a lot can go wrong in the pits. One misstep can cost a race — or worse.

Netflix Programming Boom Means New Dramas, Cooking Shows And Sandler Flicks

The company announced earlier this year that it's planning to pour $6 billion into original programming in 2016.

Louisiana's 'Blue Lives Matter' Law Makes It A Hate Crime To Target Police

The state is the first in the nation to include police and other emergency responders under its hate crime laws.

The Man Who Filmed The Aftermath Of Atomic Destruction

Herbert Sussan's footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki was classified as top secret and suppressed for decades.

With Spring In Full Swing, Bridging The Energy Affordability Gap

Spring, when power bills from the winter start piling up, can be a desperate time for people like Lea Anne Shellberg.

Peter Thiel's Support Of Gawker Lawsuit Prompts Debate Online

Gawker CEO Nick Denton challenged Thiel to an "open and public debate" in an open letter.

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, Prescient Judicial Philosopher

Many of the social and legal challenges Brandeis faced are surprisingly similar to those we confront today.

Hokule'a, The Hawaiian Canoe Traveling The World By A Map Of The Stars

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, stars and waves.

With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida's Space Coast A Lift

Five years after NASA's shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.