Monday, October 24, 2016

Turning Tobacco Into Malaria Drugs, American Scientists Took the First Photo of Earth From Space Using Nazi Rockets, Are Pumpkin Beers on the Way Out? and More

 
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American Scientists Took the First Photo of Earth From Space Using Nazi Rockets
 
American Scientists Took the First Photo of Earth From Space Using Nazi Rockets
 
 
Scientists Hijacked Tobacco Plants to Make Malaria Drugs
 
Scientists Hijacked Tobacco Plants to Make Malaria Drugs
 
 
If You Want to Adopt a Black Cat, You May Have to Wait Until Halloween Is Over
 
If You Want to Adopt a Black Cat, You May Have to Wait Until Halloween Is Over
 
 
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How the 2016 MacArthur Genius Award Recipient Lauren Redniss is Rethinking Biography
 
How the 2016 MacArthur Genius Award Recipient Lauren Redniss Is Rethinking Biography
 
 
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Secrets of the Tower of London
 
Secrets of the Tower of London
 
 
Yes, Spiders Eat Spiders
 
Yes, Spiders Eat Spiders
 
 
Seeking the Humanity of Al Capone
 
Seeking the Humanity of Al Capone
 
 
Kids Ditch Princess Costumes in Favor of Superheroes This Halloween
 
Kids Ditch Princess Costumes in Favor of Superheroes This Halloween
 
 
Are Pumpkin Beers, Thank God, Finally on the Way Out?
 
Are Pumpkin Beers, Thank God, Finally on the Way Out?
 
 
Pediatricians Switch Up Screen Time Rules for Tots
 
Pediatricians Switch Up Screen Time Rules for Tots
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1940, an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act went into effect, making 40-hour work weeks the new standard for full-time employees in the United States. In decades prior, the average workweek could be as high as 100 hours in some manufacturing jobs. Today, debates range about how many hours constitutes a productive work week. Read why one author believes just four hours could do the trick.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
This farmer was collecting some crops from his rice field for his own family meals. It was drizzling during the time. Hence, a day rest for the farmers. Harvesting at Mu Cang Chai.
 
"The Walk" Photo by Ho Sung Hu Zacho
 
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