Wednesday, April 26, 2017

What Coconuts Can Tell Us About Escaping Alcatraz, "Caging" Vaccines, The Fears That Fueled an Ancient Border Wall and More

 
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Remarkable New Evidence for Human Activity in North America 130,000 Years Ago
 
Remarkable New Evidence for Human Activity in North America 130,000 Years Ago
 
 
Scientists Didn't Believe in Meteorites Until 1803
 
Scientists Didn't Believe in Meteorites Until 1803
 
 
This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic
 
This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic
 
 
 
“The Scream” Might Have Been Inspired By a Rare Type of Cloud
 
 
What Coconuts Can Tell Us About Escaping Alcatraz
 
What Coconuts Can Tell Us About Escaping Alcatraz
 
 
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Keeping Vaccines Safe in Tiny "Cages"
 
Keeping Vaccines Safe in Tiny "Cages"
 
 
The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution
 
The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution
 
 
Bones of the Hawaiian Petrel Open Up a Window Into the Birds' Changing Diet
 
Bones of the Hawaiian Petrel Open Up a Window Into the Birds' Changing Diet
 
 
The Fears That Fueled an Ancient Border Wall
 
The Fears That Fueled an Ancient Border Wall
 
 
DNA Could Identify the Sailors (Including Women) of the Doomed Franklin Expedition
 
DNA Could Identify the Sailors (Including Women) of the Doomed Franklin Expedition
 
 
Cassini Makes a Daring Dive
 
Cassini Makes a Daring Dive
 
 
Cleveland Museum of Art will Return Stolen Roman Sculpture to Italy
 
Cleveland Museum of Art will Return Stolen Roman Sculpture to Italy
 
 
Cult Filmmaker John Waters Is Hosting a Summer Camp for Adults
 
Cult Filmmaker John Waters Is Hosting a Summer Camp for Adults
 
 
Time-Lapse Video Captures the Breathtaking Glow of Hawaii's Night Sky
 
Time-Lapse Video Captures the Breathtaking Glow of Hawaii's Night Sky
 
 
This Building Is Covered in Emoji
 
This Building Is Covered in Emoji
 
 
Today in History
 
On this day in 1989, Lucille Ball died of a ruptured aorta at age 77. The late, great American icon blazed a trail in comedy and pushed gender limits. She likely would have been amused by the hullabaloo in her hometown of Celoron, New York, over the sculpture that debuted in her honor. Read about "Scary Lucy," a tale of misadventure that would have made a fitting episode of "I Love Lucy."
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
The photo illustrates the lost heritage of the cowboy roundup and cattle drive.
 
"Head Em' Up Move Em' Out" Photo by Jeffrey Heyer
 
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