Monday, May 1, 2017

Civil War Troops Tried to Self-Vaccinate Against Smallpox, The Art of the Courtroom Sketch, How Did Saturn Get Its Rings? and More

 
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A Digital Archive of Slave Voyages Details the Largest Forced Migration in History
 
A Digital Archive of Slave Voyages Details the Largest Forced Migration in History
 
 
Scientists Make Sturdy Bricks From Mars-Like Soils
 
Scientists Make Sturdy Bricks From Mars-Like Soils
 
 
DNA of Ancient Skeleton Linked to Modern Indigenous Peoples
 
DNA of Ancient Skeleton Linked to Modern Indigenous Peoples
 
 
Meet the Remarkable Artists Heading to South Carolina's Lowcountry
 
 
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Fearing a Smallpox Epidemic, Civil War Troops Tried to Self-Vaccinate
 
Fearing a Smallpox Epidemic, Civil War Troops Tried to Self-Vaccinate
 
 
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Latest National Report Card Shows Little Student Improvement in Music and Art
 
Latest National Report Card Shows Little Student Improvement in Music and Art
 
 
The US Declared
 
The US Declared “Loyalty Day” in the 1950s to Erase Worker Protest
 
 
New Exhibit Highlights the Art of the Courtroom Sketch
 
New Exhibit Highlights the Art of the Courtroom Sketch
 
 
Check Out This Year's Entries to the RobotArt Competition
 
Check Out This Year's Entries to the RobotArt Competition
 
 
Model Looms Are Missing Link in China's Textile History
 
Model Looms Are Missing Link in China's Textile History
 
 
From this Desk, 100 Years Ago, U.S. Operations in World War I Were Conceived
 
From this Desk, 100 Years Ago, U.S. Operations in World War I Were Conceived
 
 
On Evil May Day, Londoners Rioted Over Foreigners Stealing Their Jobs
 
On Evil May Day, Londoners Rioted Over Foreigners Stealing Their Jobs
 
 
How and When Did Saturn Get Those Magnificent Rings?
 
How and When Did Saturn Get Those Magnificent Rings?
 
 
Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born in Durham
 
Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born in Durham
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1941, Citizen Kane debuted. But Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece initially bombed at the box office. Read how newspaper titan William Randolph Hearst did his best to sabotage the pioneering film.
 
 
 
 
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Industrial ponds, property of Waste Management, Inc., New Mexico. Aerial image (shot from a plane at 1,000 feet).
 
"Split Screen" Photo by Jassen Todorov
 
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