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Setting Furnished Rooms Ablaze at the Fire Research Lab
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fires

Setting Furnished Rooms Ablaze at the Fire Research Lab

The facility allows investigators to recreate arson attacks and analyze burn patterns.
September 01, 2017
The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art
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government

The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art

Murals and sculptures created during the New Deal have ended up in unexpected places. And one by one, they're being tracked down.
March 08, 2017
Where Wax U.S. Presidents Go to Retire
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auctions

Where Wax U.S. Presidents Go to Retire

In Gettysburg, it’s the end of an era for the Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum.
January 18, 2017
Want To Become An Astronaut? Applications Open In a Week
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jobs

Want To Become An Astronaut? Applications Open In a Week

December 07, 2015
How Worried Should We Be About Space Junk Crashing to Earth?
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space exploration

How Worried Should We Be About Space Junk Crashing to Earth?

November 13, 2015
Six Banned Candies You Won’t Be Getting On Halloween
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candy

Six Banned Candies You Won’t Be Getting On Halloween

October 29, 2015
How Haitian Slave Culture Gave Life to Zombies
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zombies

How Haitian Slave Culture Gave Life to Zombies

October 27, 2015
The Teen Girls Who Talked to the Dead
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underground week

The Teen Girls Who Talked to the Dead

October 21, 2015
Why Midcentury Lawyers Spent 12 Years Arguing About Peanut Butter
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food

Why Midcentury Lawyers Spent 12 Years Arguing About Peanut Butter

October 14, 2015
The Unsolved Case of the Attempted Assassination of Pope John Paul II
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assassination

The Unsolved Case of the Attempted Assassination of Pope John Paul II

September 21, 2015
How to Win a 19th Century Election
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cheat week

How to Win a 19th Century Election

August 17, 2015
Inside The Manhunt for John Wilkes Booth
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abe day

Inside The Manhunt for John Wilkes Booth

April 13, 2015
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Hosts a Rare Open House This Saturday
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aviation

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Hosts a Rare Open House This Saturday

January 23, 2015
In an Oklahoma Museum: All the Gory Details and Beetles of Skeleton Preparation
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skeletons

In an Oklahoma Museum: All the Gory Details and Beetles of Skeleton Preparation

October 29, 2014
The Deepest, Darkest, Oldest, Loneliest Hotel Room in the World
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odd accommodations

The Deepest, Darkest, Oldest, Loneliest Hotel Room in the World

October 17, 2014
Watching the Strange & Stinky Corpse Flower Bloom
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notes from the field

Watching the Strange & Stinky Corpse Flower Bloom

August 26, 2014
How to Pick a Lock (With Infographics!)
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mechanical instruments

How to Pick a Lock (With Infographics!)

May 29, 2014
From Heaven to Hell: A Visit to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Devil's Gate
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society adventures

From Heaven to Hell: A Visit to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Devil's Gate

February 20, 2014
Society Adventures: Searching for LA's Past
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society adventures

Society Adventures: Searching for LA's Past

July 16, 2013
Society Adventures: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery & Crematory: A Journey into LA's Past
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society adventures

Society Adventures: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery & Crematory: A Journey into LA's Past

March 19, 2013
Society Adventures: The Moore Lab of Zoology
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ornithology collections

Society Adventures: The Moore Lab of Zoology

March 01, 2013
Society Adventures: The Bhagavad-gita Museum and Hare Krishna Cultural Center
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story

Society Adventures: The Bhagavad-gita Museum and Hare Krishna Cultural Center

February 21, 2013
Society Adventures: The Bob Baker Marionette Theater
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story

Society Adventures: The Bob Baker Marionette Theater

February 08, 2013
So Many Dead Stars, So Much Time: Our Adventure at Forest Lawn Glendale and Hollywood
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story

So Many Dead Stars, So Much Time: Our Adventure at Forest Lawn Glendale and Hollywood

June 11, 2012