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Why Do Hackers Love Beards So Much?

Decoding the "Unix beard" at this year's DefCon.
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Can Science Ever Make A Real Diamond?

The battle to define what constitutes the world's most famous gemstone.
June 14, 2016
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Inside the Bizarre, Racist Scheme to Import Siberian Workers to Hawaii in 1909

The laborers were to work in sugarcane fields, and also render the islands less Asian.
May 2, 2016
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The Duke, the Landscape Architect and the World's Most Ambitious Attempt to Bring the Cosmos to Earth

September 15, 2015