Jean-Luc Ourlin via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0
Jean-Luc Ourlin via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

Smashing Guitars

Jean-Luc Ourlin via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0
Jean-Luc Ourlin via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

A Brief History of Rock Stars Destroying Guitars. Not all the damage is done intentionally.  
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Aerial Archaeology. The story of how we learned to look at the big picture.
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Phil Collins had a long career, then retired, and is now back at work. In an interview, he talks about everything he’s been up to in the past 35 years.
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How an episode of YouTube's 'SciShow' launched a real scientific investigation. When someone says, “Scientists don’t know…” they suddenly want to.
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The Best Star Trek Episodes for Science Fans and Skeptics. They don’t have all the answers, but they will make you think.
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The 16 best universities in the world by excellence in subjects. If you’re sure what you want to major in, go for it!
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The Elephant March Madness Bracket. Would you follow Dottie’s recommendations?
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Hollywood Peeps: 15 Oscar-Winning Films in Marshmallow.

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50 Things to Know About Aquaman. To be precise: About the Aquaman movie set to hit theaters in December.

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Barbie is Now a Woke Vlogger. For a toy fashion model, her advice for young women is amazingly spot-on.

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This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood. Only about 10 percent of mammalian species provide paternal care for babies, but those who do have a better chance of survival.

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What Does a Six-Legged Robot Flowerpot Do? It seeks out sunlight, water, and whatever else the plant may need.

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Hospital Food: Unappetizing Meals for Sick People. The switch from home convalescence to feeding a variety of inpatients is the reason hospital food is so bad.

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Are You a Money Ostrich? The first step toward understanding your financial situation is to stop avoiding it.

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The Secretive Mega-Companies Behind Your Glasses. Chances are that your lenses and frames are made by two companies that control the global market.

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10 Beloved Animals From Ancient History. Their monuments have lasted thousands of years.

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For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above
Agence Rol, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons
Agence Rol, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above. Julius Neubronner lost a pigeon and developed avian photography.

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How Many Nukes Would It Take to Send the Earth Spiraling Off Into the Sun? More than we have now, but we can still easily destroy ourselves.

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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention. Building useful habits will make you more observant.

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A Classic Animated Film That Explores What Happens When No One Dares to Stand Up to Evil. The Hangman from 1964 illustrates a poem by Maurice Ogden.

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The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase. She was the only woman on the beach at Normandy during the D-Day invasion.

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Dirty, Dishonest, and Badly Behaved: Sophia Jarvis, Victorian Maid. Did she stand a chance in court against her abusive employer?

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8 Questionable Decisions People Have Made to Keep Playing Pokemon Go. Two years later, it's hard to understand the mania that surrounded the game.

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