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Three Thrown Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

An unlikely and unethical psychological experiment is undertaken at Michigan's Ypsilanti State Hospital in 1959.
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Otokichi’s Long Trip Home

A 19th-century Japanese boat adrift in the North Pacific ends up in what is now Washington State. For one of the crewmen, that's just the beginning.
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Andrée and the Aeronauts’ Voyage to the Top of the World

The story of three adventurers who tried to reach the North Pole via hydrogen balloon in 1897.
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The Mole Rat Prophecies

The quirky biology of naked mole rats, and how their true nature was "predicted" before its eventual discovery.
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The Spy Who Loved Nothing

The story of an American who was dead-set on spying for the KGB.
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The Isle of Doctor Seaborg

On the hypothetical "Island of Stability" which might allow for long-lived atoms of never-before-seen elements.
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The Arizona Dragonslayer

The story of one of America's lesser-known WW1 flying aces.
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The Science of Mental Fitness

Intensive imagining can have measurable effects on the physical body.
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Nineteen Seventy Three

Chile's audacious 1970s-era plan to network and automate the country's entire economy, hindered by political upheaval and CIA maneuvering.
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Pushed to the Limit

The story of an unlikely and dangerous mid-air rescue during the Korean War.
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