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China sees a boom in theme park development

An $8-billion development, spanning some 440 acres and including hotels and residential buildings, is one of at least 10 projects across China now under construction by real estate giant Dalian Wanda.

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What a comeback: Revived Kepler spacecraft finds its first new planet

It doesn’t pay to bet against Kepler. Even though the NASA spacecraft was hobbled a year and a half ago, the battered telescope has still managed to find a super-Earth. At 20,000 miles across, the newly discovered planet is 2.5 times as wide as Earth and holds about 12 times the mass.

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