Tuesday, November 29, 2016

17th-Century Map Found in a Chimney, Dogs May Possess a 'Uniquely Human' Memory, 'A Wrinkle in Time' Was Rejected by 26 Publishers and More

 
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Dogs May Possess a Type of Memory Once Considered 'Uniquely Human'
 
Dogs May Possess a Type of Memory Once Considered 'Uniquely Human'
 
 
Rare 17th-Century Map Found Shoved Up a Chimney Is Restored
 
Rare 17th-Century Map Found Shoved Up a Chimney Is Restored
 
 
Does 'The Last Supper' Really Have a Hidden Meaning?
 
Does 'The Last Supper' Really Have a Hidden Meaning?
 
 
A New Technique Brings Color to Electron Microscope Images of Cells
 
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The Beloved, Baffling 'A Wrinkle in Time' Was Rejected By 26 Publishers
 
The Beloved, Baffling 'A Wrinkle in Time' Was Rejected By 26 Publishers
 
 
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Five Things to Know About the Case That Made Burning the Flag Legal
 
Five Things to Know About the Case That Made Burning the Flag Legal
 
 
Researchers Find Word Optimism Is Linked to National Misery
 
Researchers Find Word Optimism Is Linked to National Misery
 
 
Why Xenophobia Is Dictionary.com's Word of the Year
 
Why Xenophobia Is Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
 
 
A Century-Old Boston Christmas Tree Tradition Costs Canadians Big Money
 
A Century-Old Boston Christmas Tree Tradition Costs Canadians Big Money
 
 
Feeling Down? Scientists Say Cooking and Baking Could Help You Feel Better
 
Feeling Down? Scientists Say Cooking and Baking Could Help You Feel Better
 
 
How Robert McNamara Came to Regret the War He Escalated
 
How Robert McNamara Came to Regret the War He Escalated
 
 
In Its Final Hurrah, Cassini Will Swoop Past Saturn's Rings
 
In Its Final Hurrah, Cassini Will Swoop Past Saturn’s Rings
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1864, U.S. Colonel John Cheyenne led a volunteer militia in a massacre against a peaceful Cheyenne village near Sand Creek, Colorado. More than 150 were killed, mostly women, children and the elderly, in one of the worst atrocities ever perpetrated against Native Americans. Find out how the National Park Service is working to help restore the public memory of the mass murder today.
 
 
 
 
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Two kids were playing with water on St. Valentine's Day, during Peru's Carnival season. Saint Valentine's day. Cusco, Peru.
 
"Two Kids, Big Heart" Photo by Sharon Castellanos
 
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