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Saturday, August 2, 2014

  • BAGHDAD, Iraq: 14th June 2014  Women prepare to break their fast in Baghdad's Shiite suburb of Kadhimiya.    Fixer: Haider Kata +9647704425647  Ayman Oghanna for National Geographic

    Iraq Unraveling

    Find Out What It Means to Be Iraqi

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    Moon Eclipses Saturn

    Say bye-bye to Saturn (at least temporarily) on Sunday night as the moon obscures Earth's view of the ringed planet in an eclipse.

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    Rare Calico Lobster Found

    You could call it a lucky catch: A fisher recently captured an extremely rare "calico" lobster in Maine.

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    Week's Best Space Pictures

    Secrets of a frozen moon, gravity playing tricks on galaxies, and the watery past of a desert world are spotlighted in this week's best space pictures.

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    Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

    Conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert are taking drastic steps in the face of rampant rhino poaching in South Africa.

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    A Turing Point

    First proposed by Alan Turing in the 1950s, scientists confirm the theory that the growth of fingers and toes is orchestrated by only three molecules.

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    NASA Preps Mars Orbiters for Comet

    A coming comet flying past Mars has NASA's orbiters runnig for cover.

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  • BAGHDAD, Iraq: 14th June 2014  Women prepare to break their fast in Baghdad's Shiite suburb of Kadhimiya.    Fixer: Haider Kata +9647704425647  Ayman Oghanna for National Geographic

    Iraq Unraveling

    With sectarian and ethnic tension at a new high, and an Islamic State caliphate proclaimed in the north, Iraq's future is precarious.

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    Next Mars Rover Will Make Oxygen

    NASA plans to test the Martian air with new rover prototype "Mars 2020."

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