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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.

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A doll hospital is an endearingly creepy place to work

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The peculiar, old-school charm of pachinko

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The week's best photojournalism

Entertainment

This week I learned a store in Alabama is selling your lost luggage, and more

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How a Palestinian turned airstrikes into art

Entertainment

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

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Lifestyle

This week I learned penguins were once as tall as LeBron James, and more

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This German hospital is ready for an Ebola outbreak

Health

This week I learned that a little bit of poison is good for you, and more

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The firsts of the First World War: A visual history

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The week's best photojournalism

Science

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

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The week's best photojournalism

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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