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Why the Short-Lived Pony Express Still Fascinates Us
The Pony Express operated for less than two years, but its legend—burnished by Buffalo Bill Cody—lives on...
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Here’s What Makes a Dripping Faucet Go ‘Plink’
Annoyed by the persistent dripping of water in a bucket, one scientist set out to learn what creates the distinctive sound.
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Think Your Body Is Infested With Insects? You're Not Alone.
More people are turning to entomologists to diagnose seemingly inexplicable sensations of parasites crawling on their bodies.
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Could Humans and Dinosaurs Coexist? Here's the Science.
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Why These Children Are Forced to Scale a 40-Foot Well
A short video shows young girls in India climbing into dangerous, deep wells to retrieve worm-infested water.
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Philosophy shrugged: ignoring Ayn Rand won’t make her go away
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Syphilis DNA Pulled From Colonial-Era Bones
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