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James Yoder
James Yoder

Stuff in Space

James Yoder
James Yoder

Stuff in Space is an interactive visualization of all the objects orbiting the earth. Aliens should be able to find us by all our satellites, rockets, and garbage.
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Cynthia: John Lennon's First Wife. She handled chaos with grace.
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Some animals kill each other after sex because their distinction between hungry and flirty is blurred. Single parenting is already common in those species.
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19 Insanely Cute Kittens Who Just Don’t Know Any Better. Your daily supply of squee.  
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The Underwater Photographs Of The Year Are Here, And They're Breathtaking. It's a live action version of Finding Nemo.  
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Films That Led To Other Films Being Cancelled. The victims were from a similar genre, a dying trend, or had their budgets slashed.
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Medieval Europe Couldn't Quit This Story About a Woman Eating Her Lover's Heart. There are 14 to 24 versions, with varying lessons attached.  
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The Wheaton and Other Unusual Units of Measurement. How many milliHelens equal a Smoot?

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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