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Can you tell which photo was doctored?

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Recently, a fake photo of a baby girl with a sparkly piercing in a dimple on her cheek went viral and incited outrage from many who assumed the photo was real. Now, a new study shows why doctored images can fool so many: People really aren’t very good at telling real images …

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Buying lottery tickets will never make you rich

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Regularly play the lottery? You’re in good company. The average American spends $207 annually on tickets. And the figure is twice as high in several East Coast states, where giant jackpots for games like Mega Millions and Power Ball appear to be particularly alluring. According to a study by LendEDU, …

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Case dropped against ex-cop Tensing in motorist's killing

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CINCINNATI — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won’t face a third trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday.  Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said he was dropping the case against 27-year-old Ray Tensing. Two previous juries couldn’t reach a unanimous agreement …

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Underwater forest preserved since Ice Age

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An ancient underwater forest found south of Alabama’s Gulf Shores in the Gulf of Mexico could provide a time capsule to a pre-human era on Earth. The cypress forest dates back to an Ice Age more than 60,000 years ago when sea levels were 400 feet lower than today, according …

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Danny Meyer on the lasting legacy of Julia Child

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Danny Meyer has been called one of the greatest restaurateurs New York has ever seen with culinary hits like Union Square Café, Gramercy Tavern and Shake Shack. “CBS This Morning” revealed Tuesday that Meyer is the winner of the third annual Julia Child Award – making him the first non-chef to be …

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