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Foxes have been eating humans’ leftovers for 42,000 years

(PLOS) The diets of ancient foxes were influenced by humans, and these small carnivores might be tracers of human activity ...
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House Approves Amendment Allowing Troops to Use CBD

On Monday, July 20, the House of Representatives approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization bill that would allow ...
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From Swift Boats to Spacecraft: What small boats and big rockets had in common

Tom Edwards learned everything he needed to know about the spacecraft business from repairing and maintaining swift boats during the ...
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Book Review: Audacious Missions of World War II

In this compendium Osprey Publishing relates 22 notable special operations of World War II ...
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Huge, Hovering and Silent: The Mystery of ‘Black Triangle’ UFOs

Within the larger mystery of the UFO phenomenon is another, still-unsolved puzzle: Why do so many reports involve strange, triangular-shaped ...
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Light Frigate USS Essex

The American frigate saw action against the French and Barbary pirates before falling into British hands amid the War of ...
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Warplanes of a Different Stripe

A tragic 1943 friendly fire incident in Sicily prompted development of aircraft identification markings that saved countless lives on D-Day ...
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Insight: How Hollywood Portrays Lincoln and His Commitment to Emancipation

Films from 2012 are relevant to continuing conceptions of the Civil War ...
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House Defense Bill Strips Confederate Base Names, Curbs President’s Powers in Troop Deployments

WASHINGTON — In a strong bipartisan vote, House lawmakers on Tuesday passed their $740.5 billion plan for the annual defense authorization ...
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Hiroshima, Then Nagasaki: Why the US Deployed the Second A-Bomb

Ever since America dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan on August 9, 1945, the question has persisted: Was ...
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