Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop

Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop. Baker Island is uninhabited and geographically unique.

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Ridley Scott’s Very Candid Account of How He Saved All the Money in the World. A complete re-edit at lightning speed kept the film in contention for 2017 awards.

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Job Training in Germany is Very Different From Job Training in America. Respect for skilled trades leads to lower German youth unemployment.

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Terror-Nuggets: Winners of This Year's 15 Second Horror Film Contest. Filmmakers competed to jam dread into every second of the allotted time.

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2000: When the World Went Crazy. Remembering the panic of the Y2K bug.

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The Last Jedi Creature Designer Neal Scanlan Talks About Porgs, Fathiers, and Green Milk. The puppeteers deserve a medal for the conditions they endured during production.

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The Mystery of Who Stole One of the World’s Finest Champagnes. It was the perfect crime, still unsolved four years later.

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11 Secrets to Performing Well Under Pressure. Even if the only pressure is from ourselves.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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