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guardian.co.uk — A Nasa telescope captures the moment a 40kg (88lb) rock crashes into the moon's surface on Friday. The impact caused a flash 10 times brighter than any other Nasa has seen since it began monitoring the lunar surface eight years ago.
guns.com — Talk about beginners luck, a Texas teen bagged his first alligator last week and it turns out it's the largest reptile ever caught in the state. The 18-year-old senior from Cinco Ranch High School shot and killed the 800-pound beast measuring 14-feet 3-inches in James E. Daughtrey Wildlife Management Area.
radiolab.org — Every 17 years, a deafening sex orchestra hits the East Coast -- billions and billions of cicadas crawl out of the ground, sing their hearts out, then mate and die. In this short, Jad and Robert talk to a man who gets inside that noise to dissect its meaning and musical components.
washingtonpost.com — Today, there is one camouflage pattern just for Marines in the desert. There is another just for Navy personnel in the desert. The Army has its own " universal" camouflage pattern, which is designed to work anywhere. It also has another one just for Afghanistan, where the first one doesn't work.
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