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Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles around, here are 10 of the coolest stories in Science this week.
Halftime in ancient Rome: Modern halftime shows may not be all they're cracked up to be, but they are nothing compared to the orchestrated horrors during ancient Rome's Games.
Bizarre brain folding: A study conducted in 2014 reveals how the human brain gets its signature wrinkled look. A new mock-up of the fetal brain exhibits how the tissue transforms.
[Full Story: Human Brain's Bizarre Folding Pattern Recreated in a Vat]
The power of black holes: Physicist Stephen Hawking recently proposed using radiation emitted from mini black holes to power the Earth. The challenge is locating the unproven objects and designing a safe way to harness the energy.
Cool pressure sensor: Scientists developed a transparent, bendable pressure sensor that could be designed into a pair of gloves to help doctors check patients for cancer.
How pot affects cognitive skills: A study from the journal JAMA Internal Medicine finds that long-term use of marijuana is associated with decreased verbal memory abilities, but not other cognitive abilities.
[Full Story: What's That Word? Marijuana May Affect Verbal Memory]
Toy diversity matters: As new, more diverse toys make it to market, sociologists say their use in playtime could help change kids' ideas of what "good" is when it comes to body image.
Are millennials really self-absorbed? If asked, Millennials admit they are narcissistic but don't feel they are deserving of the labels they receive and feel they are not much different from previous generations.
Michelangelo had arthritis: A study focusing on portraits of the famed artist Michelangelo declares that a lifetime of hammering and chiseling accelerated degenerative arthritis in his hands. But the master did not let it stop his creativity.
[Full Story: Michelangelo Worked Despite Arthritic Hands]
Earbuds that augment your reality: New technology encased in earbuds seeks to transform your soundscape into something more pleasant. The technology could one day enable real-time translation of speech, similar to "Star Trek's" universal translators.
[Full Story: Fine-Tune the World with 'Augmented Reality' Earbuds]
Floating hills: In a newly released photo from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its historic Pluto flyby last July water-ice mini-mountains float across Pluto's Sputnik Planum on nitrogen-ice glaciers.
[Full Story: The 'Floating Hills' of Pluto (Photo)]