Tabasco Sauce Is In a Battle For Its Very Survival

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Tabasco Sauce Is in a Battle For Its Very Survival. Business is good, but rising sea levels threaten the company's island home.

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What Made Oscar Tschirky the King of Gilded Age New York. He wasn't one of the elite, but he knew them all.

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Artificial Intelligence Can Realistically “Paint In” Missing Areas of Photographs. Our descendants won't know what's real about this era of history.

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Professor Kokichi Sugihara Creates His Mind-Blowing Illusions With Math. There's magic at the intersection of engineering and human perception.

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The Mysterious Life and Death of Frank Meyer, the Man Behind Meyer Lemons. He spent 10 years walking across China to bring new crops to America.

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The Rise of Nanosatellites. We no longer have to haul hundreds of pounds of junk into space to carry out the task.

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The Time Walt Disney Almost Lost His Job at Walt Disney Studios. When you only have one client, you don't have any power.

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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