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Photos: Yahoo kicked off of pyramid

Yahoo had gotten a permit to use a laser beam atop the Pyramid of the Sun, shown here, to shoot data into space in hopes of reaching extraterrestrials. But this week, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said the project is a no-go.

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