Thursday, January 19, 2017

Who Was the Poe Toaster?, How Scientists Reconstructed the Brain of a Long-Extinct Beast, Is Dark Matter Destroying Galaxies? and More

 
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Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea
 
Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea
 
 
How Scientists Reconstructed the Brain of a Long-Extinct Beast
 
How Scientists Reconstructed the Brain of a Long-Extinct Beast
 
 
Eight Places to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Great American Women
 
Eight Places to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Great American Women
 
 
Dark Matter Could Be Destroying Distant Galaxies
 
Dark Matter Could Be Destroying Distant Galaxies
 
 
Iva d'Aquino Toguri Remains the Only U.S. Citizen Convicted of Treason Who Has Ever Been Pardoned
 
Iva d'Aquino Toguri Remains the Only U.S. Citizen Convicted of Treason Who Has Ever Been Pardoned
 
 
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A California Startup Wants To Revolutionize Surgery, With Magnets
 
A California Startup Wants To Revolutionize Surgery, With Magnets
 
 
New Grants Give Out Millions to Preserve African-American History
 
New Grants Give Out Millions to Preserve African-American History
 
 
Second "Three-Parent" Baby Born. This Time, It's a Girl
 
Second "Three-Parent" Baby Born. This Time, It's a Girl
 
 
A Mystery of Hiding Orchids, Solved
 
A Mystery of Hiding Orchids, Solved
 
 
To Bear Witness to Japanese Internment, One Artist Self-Deported Himself to the WWII Camps
 
To Bear Witness to Japanese Internment, One Artist Self-Deported Himself to the WWII Camps
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1915, a French engineer named George Claude patented something bright: the neon lighting tube. The "liquid fire" has since powered advertisements throughout the world. But it's also lit up the art world. Check out one museum's fascinating tribute to neon.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
A couple dances in the backyard of home in the West Village neighborhood of Detroit.
 
"Last Dance" Photo by Amy Sacka
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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