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Suited for Space
  John Glenn
More than 36 years have passed since John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth, wearing a flight suit inspired by a car tire. As he trained for a second launch at age 77, he found that putting on that "second skin" is still a big hassle.

The Art of the Connection
Do you really need to know how the Internet works? No. Like the automobile, the Internet has become more reliable and conventional over time. But the technology is a marvel of the digital age.

What's Behind Halloween?
Halloween is hugely popular, infused with its own set of immediately recognizable symbols, rituals and stories. Yet most Americans have little, if any, sense of the hidden meanings and motives of the event in which they so enthusiastically participate.
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