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What is an NFT? Non-fungible tokens explained

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are the latest cryptocurrency phenomenon to go mainstream. And after Christie's auction house sold the first-ever NFT artwork — a collage of images by digital artist Beeple for a whopping $69.3 million — NFTs have suddenly captured the world's attention.

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Robinhood brings the meme stock phenomenon full circle

Earlier this year, when GameStop shares exploded out of the blue, all eyes were on Robinhood, the commission-free trading app that was helping millions of amateur investors gain access to financial markets. Coordinating on social media, the app's users showed an uncanny ability to supercharge a wide array of stocks.

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Opinion: Vaccine official's story reveals an ugly truth about GOP and children's rights

The Donald Trump-fueled descent of the GOP into a party of reality-rejecting, science-denying conspiracy theorists is well-documented, and a growing phenomenon, as the extreme factions of the party overtake or push out the relatively few moderate Republicans remaining. And almost nowhere is the enduring harm of the Trump years more apparent than in the American right's response to the Covid-19 vaccine. Vaccinations, long rightly heralded as miracles of modern medicine that have saved millions of lives, are suddenly ideologically divisive along party lines.

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Northern lights' mysterious origin has been proven

The aurora borealis, or northern lights, could easily be described as Earth's greatest light show. A phenomenon that's exclusive to the higher latitudes has had scientists in awe and wonder for centuries.

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New phenomenon for Covid-19 patients

A newly-released study in the Journal of American Medical Association finds that 30% of participants who had Covid-19 had symptoms lasting up to nine months. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the details.

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There's only one way to stop violent extremists

Extremism has a knack for metastasizing and coming back to wreak havoc upon its hosts. Once a cohort or society builds a hateful mindset, the hatred takes on a life of its own. Extremist ideology not only hurts a society's enemies, but also eventually attacks from within and harms the society from which it originated. I first started observing this phenomenon abroad -- and it saddens but does not surprise me that we are starting to see it haunt American democracy too.

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In this North Carolina town, the hills are alive with the sound of hollerin'

In the American South, in the tiny town of Spivey's Corner, North Carolina, the hills are alive with sound of some good ol' timey hollerin'. And, yes, that's "hollerin'" without the "g," mind you. For nearly 50 years, the town was home to the National Hollerin' Contest, celebrating a tradition that dates back centuries. But what started off as a small fundraiser, turned into a long-lasting phenomenon, attracting media attention from across the country, and around the world.

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Trump embraces QAnon conspiracy because 'they like me'

After skirting the issue for weeks, President Donald Trump offered an embrace Wednesday of the fringe internet phenomenon QAnon, praising its followers for supporting him and shrugging off its outlandish conspiracies.

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