Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sears, Water May Lurk Beneath the Moon's Surface, Skinning Condors in the Name of Science and More

 
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The Upside of Rotting Carcasses
 
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The Rise and Fall of Sears
 
The Rise and Fall of Sears
 
 
Behind the Scenes: Skinning Condors in the Name of Science
 
Behind the Scenes: Skinning Condors in the Name of Science
 
 
Take a Journey Through History on Jordan's Brand New 400-Mile Trail
 
 
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Eight of the World's Best Destinations for Stargazing
 
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Water May Lurk Beneath the Moon's Surface
 
Water May Lurk Beneath the Moon's Surface
 
 
How to Spot a Hidden Whale
 
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Where to See Thousands of Fluttering Butterflies in Taiwan
 
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After Fans Rallied Around App, Windows Announces It Will Save Microsoft Paint
 
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Small Alaska Town Mourns Loss of Stubbs the Cat, Beloved Honorary Mayor
 
Small Alaska Town Mourns Loss of Stubbs the Cat, Beloved Honorary Mayor
 
 
Meet the Supervillain Worm That Gets By With a Little Help From Its Friends
 
Meet the Supervillain Worm That Gets By With a Little Help From Its Friends
 
 
The Dizzy History of Carousels Begins With Knights
 
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Disease Found in 99 Percent of Brains Donated by NFL Families
 
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Meaty Secrets Behind the Record-Setting, 1,774-Pound Burger
 
Meaty Secrets Behind the Record-Setting, 1,774-Pound Burger
 
 
The Unlikely Bromance Between Henry Ford and Mohandas Gandhi
 
The Unlikely Bromance Between Henry Ford and Mohandas Gandhi
 
 
Underwater Robot Spots Possible Melted Nuclear Fuel in Fukushima Reactor
 
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Small Alaska Town Mourns Loss of Stubbs the Cat, Beloved Honorary Mayor
 
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Today in History
 
On this day in 1854, Walter Hunt was granted a patent for a paper shirt collar. The invention, a detachable collar that could be worn twice and then thrown away, was one of hundreds of innovations thought up by the 19th-century engineer and machinist. Read more about Hunt, one of the greatest inventors you’ve never heard of.
 
 
 
 
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Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) are easy to spot in some remote islands of the Uk and Scotland.  What is not so easy is getting close to them when they arrive with their beaks full of sand eels as they have to be fast getting into the nests, sea gulls are always there to steal the precious food!
 
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