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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here’s how to watch.

Earth is currently passing through a patch of debris created in the wake of Halley’s comet tail.

Edible cotton now exists — and it could have a big effect on world hunger

Apparently, it tastes like hummus.

How the Sears catalog transformed shopping under Jim Crow, explained by a historian

The Sears catalog brought city goods to the country. It also unintentionally combatted white supremacy.

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Metabolism is one of the greatest mysteries of the human body. Vox’s Julia Belluz spends a day in a metabolic chamber and emerges with some answers.

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Abortions by mail are available now in the US. Here’s what you need to know.

Vox Sentences: Meddling in the midterms

Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner’s marriage adds new star power — and weirdness — to the Trump family tree

Nancy Pelosi just suggested she sees herself as a “transitional” House speaker

A radio ad invoked lynchings to court black voters. It did not go over well.

5 fascinating stories about Lee Israel, the real person behind Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Social issues YA novels can be terrible. The Hate U Give is a stunning exception.

13 found-footage horror movies actually worth watching this Halloween

Here’s why Trump threatened to pull out of a 144-year-old postal treaty

The new Halloween reimagines the franchise as a tale of maternal warrior women

Lyft has a new “all-access” subscription plan. But is it really worth the money?

Halloween costumes are about dressing as someone else. I decided to go as my own fears instead.

Cage-free, free range, organic: what all those egg labels really mean

Twitter released 9 million tweets from one Russian troll farm. Here’s what we learned.

Julian Assange is fighting the Ecuadorian government over a cat

Watch: Stephen Colbert skewers white supremacists’ weird obsession with chugging milk

Kamala Harris’s new basic income-style bill is so frustratingly close to being great

Report: 300 Pennsylvania Catholic priests sexually abused more than 1,000 children

Polls can be wrong

Republicans won’t admit it — but their tax cuts blew a big hole in the deficit

The 13 most important governor elections in 2018, briefly explained

Everything you need to know about Prince Harry’s sleep tracker fitness ring

The Hate U Give’s creative team talks turning the best-seller into a movie

Halloween: a complete guide to horror’s quirkiest, most erratic franchise

The DOJ is investigating clerical child sex abuse in Pennsylvania. Such an inquiry is unprecedented.

Farts: which animals do, which don’t, and why

Why DNA test results are actually pretty fuzzy

Trump praises a Montana Congress member for body-slamming a reporter

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The Hate U Give is equal parts coming-of-age drama and Black Lives Matter primer. It’s terrific.

Kristen Bell has some doubts about Snow White and consent. She’s part of a long tradition.

80,000 Americans died of the flu last winter. Get your flu shot.

Making a Murderer is back. Here’s all that’s happened since the first season.

A guide to the 2018 midterm elections

The 2018 midterms could be pivotal for the future of the Trump administration. Here’s everything you need to know about who’s running, what to watch, and why it matters.

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Making a Murderer Part 2 is more entertainment than investigation. It feels a little gross.

A Star Is Born is built on a rock vs. pop music binary. Does one side win?

An American campaign tee is trendy in Asia. Its popularity has nothing to do with the US.

Salt Fat Acid Heat host Samin Nosrat’s surefire secret to a successful Thanksgiving

This is exactly how a nuclear war would kill you

The 15 most interesting House races of 2018