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drones

A Remote Valley, A Drone, And an Extinct Flower That's Not Extinct Anymore

A find from Hawai'i's cliffs.
April 18, 2019
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poison

The First Golden Eagle Tagged in Yellowstone Was Poisoned by Lead Shot

Hopefully it wasn't all in vain.
April 16, 2019
Gastro Obscura
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diner

You Can Have This Historic Queens Diner For Free

But you only have a month to pick up your order.
April 11, 2019
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electricity

Air Conditioning Caused the Fire That Claimed Brazil's National Museum

And budget cuts allowed it to spread.
April 09, 2019
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for sale

For Sale: The Entire Town of Story, Indiana

For $3.8 million, you can write the next chapter.
April 05, 2019
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ghost towns

You Can Apply to Spend a Month Making Art in a Utah Ghost Town

Welcome to Cisco.
April 04, 2019
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color

Images of Old Russia, From a Color Photography Pioneer

A revolution in the use of filters, way before Instagram.
March 28, 2019
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coral reefs

Seabird Poop Can Be Good for Coral Reefs

The eternal, ecological, excremental connection between sea, land, and sky.
March 26, 2019
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hidden

Found: Papers Hidden in the Floors and Rafters of Van Gogh's Old Boarding House

There's still a brittle wad of paper to open up and examine.
March 21, 2019
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genetics

How DNA From a 200-Year-Old Pipe Connects Maryland and Sierra Leone

Genetics has many stories to tell about enslaved people.
March 19, 2019
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butterflies

An Amazing Butterfly Irruption Is Swarming Across California

Painted ladies are taking the skies by storm.
March 14, 2019
Gastro Obscura
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blueberries

Scientists Found That You Can Grow Better Blueberries by Ditching the Fertilizer

And adding grass.
March 12, 2019
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for sale

For Sale: The English Farmhouse That May Have Inspired 'Wuthering Heights'

Literary history is up for grabs, if you have the means.
March 07, 2019
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crime

Found: A 'Life' Magazine Stolen From a Library 51 Years Ago

The sender returned it, confessed, and paid up.
March 05, 2019
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fascism

When Gorgeous Architectural Landmarks Are Also Monuments to Fascism

In Asmara, Eritrea, preservationists are grappling with the tricky task of celebrating Futurism.
March 01, 2019
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zoos

See Inside an Array of Zoo Animals With These X-Rays

They're going to be okay.
February 20, 2019
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stonehenge

Found: Two of the Quarries Responsible for the Megaliths of Stonehenge

And evidence for how the massive stones were removed.
February 19, 2019
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breakup week

The Art of Repairing Broken Ceramics Creates a New Kind of Beauty

Pottery is fixed for practical purposes—and aesthetic ones as well.
February 15, 2019
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african-american

How the 'Sunset Route' Railroad Helped Diversify California

The connection between New Orleans to Los Angeles can still be felt today.
February 14, 2019
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Lincoln’s Log Cabin Has New Neighbors

30 acres of presidential memorabilia just went up for auction.
February 12, 2019
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california

Last Year’s Severe Wildfires May Intensify a Spring Wildflower ‘Superbloom’

Fire followed by rain is the recipe for colorful fields and canyons.
February 07, 2019
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kites

A Team of Explorers and Scientists Traveled Through Antarctica—By Kite

Eco-friendly polar exploration on a WindSled.
February 05, 2019
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language

Inside an Effort to Document Every Single Language on Earth

Wikitongues offers video samples of Lemerig, Texas German, Aranese, and many more.
January 31, 2019
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asteroids

A New, Up-Close Look at an Old, Near-Earth Asteroid

The spacecraft OSIRIS-REx gives us a startlingly clear view of space rock that probably won't hit us.
January 29, 2019