Friday, January 27, 2017

The Fates of the St. Louis Refugees, Turning Food Waste Into Garden Treasure, Human-Pig Chimeras and More

 
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Why Croatian Jews Boycotted This Year's Holocaust Remembrance Day
 
Why Croatian Jews Boycotted This Year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day
 
 
Human-Pig Chimeras Created for the First Time
 
Human-Pig Chimeras Created for the First Time
 
 
This Handheld Ultrasound Scanner Could Be the Next Stethoscope
 
This Handheld Ultrasound Scanner Could Be the Next Stethoscope
 
 
This Artist Creates Roses From Weapons Left Behind By War
 
This Artist Creates Roses From Weapons Left Behind By War
 
 
'Aspartame Causes Cancer' Was a Classic Internet Hoax
 
‘Aspartame Causes Cancer' Was a Classic Internet Hoax
 
 
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Haunting Twitter Account Shares the Fates of the Refugees of the St. Louis
 
Haunting Twitter Account Shares the Fates of the Refugees of the St. Louis
 
 
The LBD Gets an Update With the Debut of the First Dress Made with Graphene
 
The LBD Gets an Update With the Debut of the First Dress Made with Graphene
 
 
Can This Trash Can Turn Food Waste Into Garden Treasure?
 
Can This Trash Can Turn Food Waste Into Garden Treasure?
 
 
By Age Six, Girls Have Already Stopped Thinking of Their Gender as 'Brilliant'
 
By Age Six, Girls Have Already Stopped Thinking of Their Gender as 'Brilliant'
 
 
Happy(?) Birthday to the Father of the Nuclear Navy
 
Happy(?) Birthday to the Father of the Nuclear Navy
 
 
America Just Won the Olympics of Cooking You Probably Haven't Heard Of
 
America Just Won the Olympics of Cooking You Probably Haven't Heard Of
 
 
This Town in Iceland Is a Modern Pompeii
 
This Town in Iceland Is a Modern Pompeii
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1302, poet and politician Dante Alighieri was exiled from Florence, Italy. He wrote his most-famous work, The Divine Comedy, as he and his family sought shelter. Today, the masterpiece that explores the levels of hell is one of the most iconic pieces of literature ever. Find out how it was reimagined as one of the first-ever feature films.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
Looking down the mountain from Klein Matterhorn, the gondola lines against the pristine white snow looks like a line drawing on white paper. It is Europe's highest aerial tram, the top station stands at 3,883m.
 
"Lines and Curves " Photo by Brian Yen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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