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It Came From Above

Animals have often been used in battle throughout history, mostly as a means of transportation. But what happens when...
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Free-Fall from Near Space

You have probably heard about - or done - some form of extreme free-fall, be it sky diving, bungee jumping, or base j...
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Skipping Bombs Like Stones

During World War II, German hydroelectric dams were lucrative targets for the Allies. Not only would busting one cut...
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The Spanish Flu Epidemic

If you're worried about the possibility of a coming bird flu epidemic, you can take comfort in the fact that humanity...
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Hole-y Cow

Animals can live a surprising amount of time with a permanent hole to their stomach, especially if it is a surgically...
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More Than Just a Tune

For some people, whistling is more than just a way to hail a cab. The language of “Silbo Gomero,” found on the Canar...
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An Extra Second

Tonight you will have one extra second with which to celebrate the new year. A leap second, to be exact. This leap se...
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Applications of Natural Selection

With all the debates on the teaching of creationism, evolution, and intelligent design this year, it's good to know t...
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The (Almost) Impenetrable Defenses of France

After World War I, the French were understandably worried about another invasion. They had suffered many losses in t...
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Nothing is Wrong

Suppose your friend has suffered a stroke--a major one, which causes hemiplegia in which half of his body paralyzed....
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