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Capital, Punished

Located 350 km (217 miles) southeast of Puerto Rico, the British island of Montserrat is sometimes called 'The Emeral...
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The Traveler and His Baggage

In Nazi-occupied Paris, “Dr. Eugène” offered Jews an alternative to deportation, slavery, and death camps. But the escape network was not what it seemed.
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A Taste of Italy

In the mid-1800s, Italy was consumed by two parallel fights: one to rid itself of Austrian domination (a holdover fro...
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Fifteen Years Forsaken

A true story of castaways on a lost and hostile scrap of land, all thanks to some meddlesome Frenchmen and terrible luck.
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Pushing the Envelope

As is often the case with people in dangerous professions, the Apollo astronauts found that life insurance policies w...
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The Comforts of the Throne

In the days when hunting was a more common pursuit than it is today, those involved in the job cultivated a taxonomy...
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A Blight on Soviet Science

Nikolai Vavilov dedicated his life to improving Soviet agriculture and eradicating famine, but his allegiance to science would ultimately lead to his downfall.
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The Anticipated Future of the Moon

When the Earth was young, shortly after the moon formed, our planet was spinning so fast that a day was approximately...
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A Grubby Niche

It is down to geological and evolutionary happenstance that there are no monkeys on the island of Madagascar: a fact...
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Haydn and Seek

It can be tough to give the boss a hint, but it was even more difficult back in the days of domestic servitude when t...
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