Author: Matt Castle • Page 2/2

Matt Castle is a writer and contributing editor for Damn Interesting, and not quite an anagram of 'Clam Taste'.
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Transforming the Earth

Humanity's home is far from factory-fresh these days. Frankly, the Earth has received its share of scratches and dent...
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The Crabs of Christmas

Every year around the end of the October, the red crabs of Christmas Island begin their march. Up to 100 million indi...
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Building the BAM

The Soviet engineers gazed into the abandoned tunnel with dismay. It was 1974 and work was scheduled to resume on the...
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The Star Dust Mystery

The passenger manifest for British South American Airlines (BSAA) flight CS-59 might have made a perfect character li...
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Coley’s Cancer-Killing Concoction

On October 1st 1890, William B. Coley, a young bone surgeon barely two years out of medical school, saw one of his fi...
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Reanimated Rodents and The Meaning of Life

One afternoon in the early 1950s, a young biochemist left his suburban lab bench at Britain’s Mill Hill National Inst...
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