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Baffin Island Sun

The midnight Arctic sun never strays from the horizon in this time-exposed shot of Nunavut’s Baffin Island. Some parts of Nunavut endure 24 hours of light from late April until late August and 24 hours of darkness from late October … Continue reading

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“Contagious” Yawning Occurs More Among Loved Ones

Call it the finding that puts the “aw” in yawn—scientists have discovered that people yawn more in response to the yawns of people they care about most. So-called contagious yawning is a type of psychological effect that happens only in … Continue reading

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