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Signs and Space

Sign languages rely on the use of space (locations, motions, and handshapes) to express meaning or grammatical nuance...
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During the Dark Times

In the European theater of World War 2, as early as 1943, the German Army deployed a small number of special Panther...
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For Your Eyes Only

In the midst of World War II, the British Air Ministry began publicly extolling the virtues of carrot-eating. The vit...
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Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Cigar

Shortly after the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy summoned his press secretary...
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Every Breath You Take

In June of 1965, a 27-year-old gentleman by the name of Angus Barbieri checked himself into the Maryfield Hospital in...
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Schumann Resonances

Three times a day, every day--roughly 9am, 2pm, and 8pm Coordinated Universal Time--an extremely low frequency electr...
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The Original Ghostbuster

In the early 1980s, a certain Mr. Vic Tandy found himself working for a medical device manufacturer in Warwick, in th...
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Involuntary Indefatigability

Only one fictional character has ever been honoured with a front-page obituary in the New York Times: Hercule Poirot,...
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Scraping Bottom

When Germany was divided in two after the Second World War, military leaders recognized the need for liaison between...
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The Colors of Numbers

Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which certain sensory concepts are strongly linked to each other in seemi...
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