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Wednesday headlines: Like a tight spiral chucked into a large puddle of honey.

The US Army concludes that Iran was the only winner of our eight-year war in Iraq.

Official photos of the president are retouched occasionally for social media to make his face thinner, his fingers longer.

See also: Photographs of balloons on the verge of popping.

A record 1,500 individual private flights are expected to fly unironically in and out of the Davos climate talks.

"Retail arbitrage" is the oddly lucrative practice of buying goods from box stores and then reselling them on Amazon.

Between the rise of fast fashion and the "Marie Kondo Effect," thrift stores are being overwhelmed by donations.

The phrase "my partner" is eight times more popular today than it was 15 years ago.

“Women’s bodies so often feel unknown even to those who inhabit them.” An appreciation for the new podcast Bodies.

Picturing the marginalized lives of Hong Kong’s queer community, by photographer Ka-Man Tse.

Pioneers of human-android romance now have a name, “digisexuals,” which may constitute a new sexual identity.

Experiments in printing cardiac tissue will start this year on the International Space Station.

Prime Minister Shinzō Abe wants 40% of Japan's payments to be cashless by 2025. A big experiment in blockchain is about to begin.

NASA's Insight lander continues in "a long tradition" of robotic spacecraft on Mars taking selfies.

Photographs from the 2019 Dakar Rally, a 10-day, 3,000-mile race held this year in Peru.

Is this the world's longest uninterrupted walk? How to get from Cape Town, South Africa to Magadan, Russia (13,910 miles).

A new threat facing football: an evaporating insurance market.

How do receivers make jaw-dropping catches? By wearing gloves that are 20 percent stickier than the human hand.

Advice columnists talk about which questions linger long after they've been answered.