Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Solving a Pearl Harbor Disappearance, How Bats Ping, The Case for America's Next Saint and More

 
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How Bats Ping On the Wing—And Look Cute Doing It
 
How Bats Ping On the Wing—And Look Cute Doing It
 
 
Beneath a Mountain in Switzerland Lies the World's Longest Shortcut
 
Beneath a Mountain in Switzerland Lies the World’s Longest Shortcut
 
 
Fur Real: Scientists Have Obsessed Over Cats for Centuries
 
Fur Real: Scientists Have Obsessed Over Cats for Centuries
 
 
Making the Case for the Next American Saint
 
Making the Case for the Next American Saint
 
 
Havana's Marvelous Unpredictability
 
Havana's Marvelous Unpredictability
 
 
A Pearl Harbor Disappearance May Finally Have Been Solved
 
A Pearl Harbor Disappearance May Finally Have Been Solved
 
 
The FBI's Fake Russian Agent Reveals His Secrets
 
The FBI’s Fake Russian Agent Reveals His Secrets
 
 
Big Data Just Got Bigger as IBM's Watson Meets the Encyclopedia of Life
 
Big Data Just Got Bigger as IBM's Watson Meets the Encyclopedia of Life
 
 
The New Nightspots Transforming Havana's Social Scene
 
The New Nightspots Transforming Havana's Social Scene
 
 
A Skeleton Found in a Castle Could Be the Key to Cracking a 17th-Century Cold Case
 
A Skeleton Found in a Castle Could Be the Key to Cracking a 17th-Century Cold Case
 
 
What to Make of Marina Abramović, the Godmother of Performance Art
 
What to Make of Marina Abramović, the Godmother of Performance Art
 
 
Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago?
 
Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago?
 
 
Goodbye, Jia Jia: World's Oldest Captive Panda Dies at Age 38
 
Goodbye, Jia Jia: World's Oldest Captive Panda Dies at Age 38
 
 
Archaeologists Detect Two Previously Unknown Cavities Beneath Giza's Great Pyramid
 
Archaeologists Detect Two Previously Unknown Cavities Beneath Giza’s Great Pyramid
 
 
Uranus May Have Been Hiding Two Moons
 
Uranus May Have Been Hiding Two Moons
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1867, Alaska was formally handed over to the United States by Russia. History has since vindicated the decision that had been derided as "Seward's Folly" by critics of Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the deal for the landmass. Discover Russia's hidden history that lives on in Alaska today.
 
 
 
 
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