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Low-polling Republican candidates bash Trump in pre-debate gathering

Low-polling Republican presidential candidates attempted to cast doubt on lead rival Donald Trump on Wednesday, venting their frustrations at the state of the 2016 race by calling the billionaire a fake conservative with a checkered business past.

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Should scientists name their animal test subjects?

A mystery bidder recently paid US$50,000 to name Dallas zoo’s latest baby giraffe. As we humans know, your name significantly affects your life. It has been shown to influence your career choice, a phenomenon called nominative determinism (think of Sarah Blizzard the weather presenter), or whether you will get that job interview in the first place. Because without even meeting you, people form opinions about you based on your name. My wife likes to remind me she married me because she will be forever Young.

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