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Night Takes Rook

The rise and fall of a life-saving lighthouse built on a scrap of rock by a determined yet under-qualified builder.
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The Enlightenment Guide To Winning The Lottery

How two 18th century Frenchmen outsmarted the state lottery.
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Better Call Sol

The history and science of coronal mass ejections, and their effects on humans and technology.
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The Tyrant of Clipperton Island

A remote island colony abruptly falls into peril as the last remaining adult man becomes psychotic and undertakes a reign of terror.
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Meddle, Metal, and Mettle

The story of the disturbed man who stalked and ultimately shot US president James Garfield.
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Too Close for Comfort

Biological family members reunited relatively late in life sometimes have to contend with unexpected and powerful feelings of attraction.
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The Power of Positive Lightning

When a glider abruptly explodes under clear blue sky, investigators suspect an unusual and powerful meteorological phenomenon.
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Aches on a Plane

The story of a troubled FedEx flight engineer who boarded a flight unannounced and attempted to carry out a terrifying plan.
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Bound By Tradition

The ancient and strange Chinese practice of foot binding.
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Rider on the Storm

The story of an unplanned and prolonged skydive through a thunderstorm.
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