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10 Isaac Newton Inventions

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Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Top 10 Isaac Newton Inventions. The young polymath was busy with plenty of projects outside the theory of gravitation.

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Why War Reporters Wear Flak Jackets and Fake Wedding Rings. Safety and cultural expectations are different for women journalists.

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Arcade Scam Science. Mark Rober looks at the science of timing and why you rarely beat arcade games.

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All the Ways Your Smartphone and Its Apps Can Track You. You might be surprised at what those privacy policies actually promise.

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Before Apple, Steve Jobs Was an Acid-Gobbling, Horticulturalist Commune Dweller. The musical utopian farm he frequented put Jobs to work growing apples.

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Watch The Beatles's Faces Change From 1960 to 2017. There was no year without music to accompany each shift.

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How Will Gender Equality Change Dating? Research shows we are already starting to adjust to freedom from cultural mating preferences.

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11 Tricks for Keeping World History Straight. A few learning aids for the basics will free your mind up for understanding the details.

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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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Marvel

The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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