How Deep Can Humans Dig?

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How Deep Have Humans Dug Into the Earth? Some projects are impressively deep, but still only scratch the surface in relative terms.

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Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List. The master of popular entertainment put his heart and soul into this very personal project.

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Our 10 Most Anticipated Comics of 2018. New ideas and new forms will expand the definition of the genre.

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The Real-World Architecture of Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Hideaway. The island scenes of The Last Jedi were filmed on Ireland's Skellig Michael, which has existing ancient stone huts.

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Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel. His contentious collaboration with George Parsons Lathrop left doubts about who was really behind the story.

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The Discovery of an Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled. DNA from an 11,500-year-old baby in Alaska is upending what we thought we knew.

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McSweeney's brings us a list of proposed state mottos in Latin that are more realistic and descriptive than their existing mottos. Some liberties had to be taken with the exact translations.

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Fascinatingly Filthy: How Bad Science Saved Lives in Victorian London. Cleaning up the city was the right thing to do, even if it was for the wrong reason.

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel

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The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel. The character's story is interesting, but the story behind the comics is even more so.

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Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth? From a biological point of view, it's not humans.

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How Golf Freed an Innocent Man from Prison. Golf Digest published an article about Dixon in 2012, and the publicity led to the dominos of Dixon's murder case falling, one by one, over the next six years.

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Mr. Rogers vs. the Superheroes. Few things made him angrier than adults who would mislead young children.

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The Three Major Cartels Behind the Downfall of Africa’s Elephants. Conservationists are using science to battle them from all angles.

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Nikola Tesla Built a Giant Tower to Send Wireless Electricity Around the World. What could possibly go wrong with such a brilliant idea?

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Bob Iger Confirms a Star Wars Movie Slowdown. Disney has learned something from the lukewarm response to Solo.

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11 Well-Paying Careers You Haven't Thought Of. Actuaries make lots of money, but few people grow up wanting to be one.

Total Recall: How to Master the Art of Memorization

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How to Memorize Like a Champion. Some tips from a four-time winner of the USA Memory Championship.

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Time-Restricted Eaters Lose Weight Even Without Changing Their Diet. A later breakfast and earlier supper seems to work, if you can stick with it.

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When Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by Singing. The Soviets controlled a 1985 Latvian song and dance festival, but the seeds of revolution were sown with a folk song.

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How Cauliflower Took Over Your Pizza, Your Kitchen, and the World. It's a vegetable that can stand in for almost any other food.

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The Secret Rooftop Farms You Can Visit Above Parisian Department Stores. Take a tour of an organic farm even the store employees below didn't know about.

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American Weirdness: Observations From an Expat. A lot can change at home when an American lives in Paris for ten years.

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There's a Cat Butt in the Captain Marvel Poster. It's no accident; he's an important character in the comic books.

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11 Things You Might Not Know About The Monkees. The music group made for TV became a real band.

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