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Mystery of 'Chirping' Pyramid Decoded

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new@nature.com's story says the mystery of 'chirping' pyramid was decoded. Acoustic analysis shows how temple transforms echoes into sounds of nature. El Castillo's strange echoes have fascinated visitors for generations. A theory that the ancient Mayans built their pyramids to act as giant resonators to produce strange and evocative echoes has been supported by a team of Belgian scientists.

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Worth1000: Animal Renaissance 4 -- Doctored classic paintings with a little something wild

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Worth1000's theme is on Animal Renaissance 4 that has classic paintings with a little something wild. There are 83 entries with a hybrid of sorts, between our Modern Renaissance contests (where we put modern celebrities into classic art) and our Animal Dressup contests (where we put animals in clothes, just like your little sister does).

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History gets a computer graphics make-over

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BBC NEWS' article says computer generated imagery (CGI) is taking film a step further by bringing historical characters back to life on screen:

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Top 10 First-Person Melee Weapons

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GameSpy has the Top 10 First-Person Melee Weapons.

I disagree with #1. I'd pick DOOM's chainsaw

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Roman cosmetic secrets revealed

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This BBC News story says Roman cosmetic secrets revealed. The fashion conscious women of Roman Britain used a tin-based foundation to get a pale and appealing look.

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