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Lauren Hansen

Lauren Hansen is the multimedia editor at TheWeek.com. A graduate of Kenyon College and Northwestern University, she started her career in arts publishing and has since worked at media outlets including BBC and Frontline. She knows a thing or two about pretty pictures and cute puppies, both of which she tweets about @mylaurenhansen.

Science

This week I learned the moon might be littered with dinosaur fossils, and more

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Business

Corporate advertisers are hijacking girl power to sell products — and I'm totally into it

Lifestyle

This week I learned why we laugh when tickled, and more

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Get in the All-Star Game spirit with these 100-year-old baseball cards

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Lifestyle

This week I learned plants can 'hear' themselves being eaten, and more

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Meet the millennial who is a serpent-handling pastor

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Lifestyle

This week I learned the best way to cure your gnarly garlic breath, and more

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The week's best photojournalism

Lifestyle

This week I learned why we all look hotter in sunglasses, and more

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The vibrant drama of the World Cup, illustrated

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Lifestyle

This week I learned you're cutting cake the wrong way, and more

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Around the world in 8 goals

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U.S.

This week I learned even Houdini used a movie stunt double, and more

Lifestyle

A world-ranked competitive eater talks training, hot dogs, and vomit

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Lifestyle

This week I learned the incredible backstory to Motown records, and more

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For the love of the beautiful game

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Lifestyle

An ode to Maya Angelou

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Life and death in the trenches

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