Thursday, March 9, 2017

Was D.C. Really a Swamp?, Neanderthal Dental Plaque, A Superhighway for Bikes and More

 
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The Myth That Washington Was a Swamp Will Never Go Away
 
The Myth That Washington Was a Swamp Will Never Go Away
 
 
Scientists Delve Into Neanderthal Dental Plaque to Understand How They Lived and Ate
 
Scientists Delve Into Neanderthal Dental Plaque to Understand How They Lived and Ate
 
 
14-Year-Old Boy Discovers Remains of German Fighter Plane and Its Pilot
 
14-Year-Old Boy Discovers Remains of German Fighter Plane and Its Pilot
 
 
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In Its Layers, This Stunning Pink Coralline Algae Holds Secrets of Climates Past
 
In Its Layers, This Stunning Pink Coralline Algae Holds Secrets of Climates Past
 
 
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Two States Have Gone to Court to Keep the KKK From Adopting a Highway
 
Two States Have Gone to Court to Keep the KKK From Adopting a Highway
 
 
California's Bunny Museum Hops to a New Home
 
California’s Bunny Museum Hops to a New Home
 
 
Bumblebees May Smell Each Other's Footprints to Keep Track of Flowers
 
Bumblebees May Smell Each Other's Footprints to Keep Track of Flowers
 
 
History Film Forum Hashes Out Truth and Myth in Hollywood
 
History Film Forum Hashes Out Truth and Myth in Hollywood
 
 
Collection of Alexander Hamilton's Documents Can Now Be Viewed Online
 
Collection of Alexander Hamilton’s Documents Can Now Be Viewed Online
 
 
Next-Gen Lightning Tracker Photographs Storms From Space in Stunning Detail
 
Next-Gen Lightning Tracker Photographs Storms From Space in Stunning Detail
 
 
Why (Part of) the International Space Station Will Soon Be the Coldest Place in the Universe
 
Why (Part of) the International Space Station Will Soon Be the Coldest Place in the Universe
 
 
What Happens When an Archaeologist Challenges Mainstream Scientific Thinking?
 
What Happens When an Archaeologist Challenges Mainstream Scientific Thinking?
 
 
America's First Writers Museum Is Slated to Open in May
 
America's First Writers Museum Is Slated to Open in May
 
 
Germans Invented the Autobahn. Now They're Building a Superhighway for Bikes
 
Germans Invented the Autobahn. Now They’re Building a Superhighway for Bikes
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1907, the first involuntary sterilization law in the United States went into effect in Indiana, allowing state officials to forcibly sterilize people in state custody. The law was a result of the emerging pseudoscience of eugenics, which dangerously argued that criminality, mental problems and pauperism were hereditary. Read how the "science" was also used to to pass laws that restricted immigration into the United States.
 
 
 
 
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Kids having fun playing in a slide in the sky play of SM Seaside at Cebu City, Philippines
 
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