Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Strange Story of The Westinghouse Atom Smasher, How the Lindbergh Kidnapping Led to the First Baby Monitor, Anne Frank May Not Have Been Betrayed and More

 
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Our Top Ten Stories of 2016
 
Our Top Ten Stories of 2016
 
 
The Suspect, the Prosecutor, and the Unlikely Bond They Forged
 
The Suspect, the Prosecutor, and the Unlikely Bond They Forged
 
 
The Nazis Fought the Original War on Christmas
 
The Nazis Fought the Original War on Christmas
 
 
The Long, Rich, Boozy History of Eggnog
 
The Long, Rich, Boozy History of Eggnog
 
 
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A Beloved Alpha Polar Bear Near the End of His Life
 
A Beloved Alpha Polar Bear Near the End of His Life
 
 
Want to See Installation Artist Doug Aitken's Latest Work? Grab Your Scuba Gear
 
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After the Tragic Lindbergh Kidnapping, Artist Isamu Noguchi Designed the First Baby Monitor
 
After the Tragic Lindbergh Kidnapping, Artist Isamu Noguchi Designed the First Baby Monitor
 
 
Anne Frank May Not Have Been Betrayed
 
Anne Frank May Not Have Been Betrayed
 
 
Meet the Klingon Newt, Ziggy Stardust Snake—Two of the 163 New Species Discovered in the Mekong
 
Meet the Klingon Newt, Ziggy Stardust Snake—Two of the 163 New Species Discovered in the Mekong
 
 
The Strange Story Of The Westinghouse Atom Smasher
 
The Strange Story of The Westinghouse Atom Smasher
 
 
The Patents Behind Christmas Sugar Confections
 
The Patents Behind Christmas Sugar Confections
 
 
Unidentified Complex Sound From Earth's Deepest Trench May Be New Whale Call
 
Unidentified Complex Sound From Earth's Deepest Trench May Be New Whale Call
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1990, the world's first website and server went live at CERN. The page, modest by today's standards, was a milestone moment in the creation of the internet as it exists today. CERN, once known for grid computing, is better known today for the Large Hadron Collider. Check out CERN's latest data dump on the LHC.
 
 
 
 
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The Guru was teaching his student the traditional wrestling, which was called as Kushti.
 
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