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Does Hangar 18, Legendary Alien Warehouse, Exist?

As home to Project Blue Book, ground zero for government investigation of UFOs from 1951 to 1969, Wright Field (now ...
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How Skinwalker Ranch Became a Hotbed of Paranormal Activity

Some have called it a supernatural place. Others have deemed it “cursed.” Terry Sherman got so spooked by the happenings ...
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Green in tooth and claw

(Washington University in St. Louis) Hard plant foods may have made up a larger part of early human ancestors' diet ...
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How Confucius loses face in China’s new surveillance regime

While conceived of and functioning differently in diverse contexts, ‘face’ describes a phenomenon that exists in every human society. Its ...
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Bayes’s theorem, and making probability intuitive

If you’ve ever tripped up over the term ‘Bayesian’ while reading up on data or tech, fear not. Strip away ...
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Oldest Known Scorpion May Have Been First To Explore Land

Fossils of Parioscorpio venator, 437 million years old, include internal anatomy ...
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Why John Tyler May Be the Most Reviled U.S. President Ever

If a Mount Rushmore for America’s most unpopular presidents is ever created, John Tyler would be a leading candidate to ...
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Lewis and Clark: A Timeline of the Extraordinary Expedition

With the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the territory of the United States doubled overnight. Months before the $15 million deal ...
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In the absence

On 16 April 2014, the ferry MV Sewol sunk off the coast of South Korea, killing 304 people – the ...
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Africa, in its fullness

The West focuses only on slavery, but the history of Africa is so much more than a footnote to European ...
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