An Ancient Egyptian Pregnancy Test Survived Millennia Because It Worked

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An Ancient Egyptian Pregnancy Test Survived Millennia Because It Worked. It didn't accurately predict the sex of the child, however.

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How (or How Not) to Build a Labor Movement. George Pullman built a town for his railway workers, but they had other concerns.

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30 Creepy Bad Album Covers. Some are misguided, others are low quality, and many are just plain bizarre.

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Simone Biles's Skills Are Even More Mind-Boggling In Very Slow Motion. Grace, power, and strength can apparently overcome the laws of physics.

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DNA from Two Human Species Discovered in 90,000-Year-Old Bone. A small bone fragment came from a girl with a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father.

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The Macabre Art of Baking People Pot Pies. Ashley Newman's latex pies and Andrew Fuller's edible pies both stare at you from beyond the grave.

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This Futuristic Salad Bar Brings a Whole New Meaning to 'Farm to Table.' Harvest2Order is a pop-up restaurant that grows its vegetables right behind the counter.

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9 Songs That Weren’t Supposed to Be Big Hits. Producers and musicians aren't always the best judge of what will click with listeners.

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel

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Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images for Disney

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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