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Get to Know the Turkey Species You Don't Eat

Matt Soniak

Let’s talk turkey. Not the one that’ll be on your plate on Thursday—the other turkey.

Gladiators Drank Ancient, Ashy Nutritional Drinks

Matt Soniak

Bats Jam Each Other Up When They’re Looking for Food

Matt Soniak

Bats are the masters of late-night snacking thanks to echolocation, and use ultrasonic chirps and the resulting echoes to find their prey in the dark. The bio-sonar has one big drawback, though.

Scientists Make 3D-Printed Harness to Study Spider Brains

Matt Soniak

A Brief History of Real Life “Werewolves”

Matt Soniak

Some Plants Might Protect Themselves with Fake Spiderwebs

Matt Soniak

The Weird Physics of H.P. Lovecraft’s "Corpse-City," R’lyeh

Matt Soniak

Benjamin Tippett's playful paper is a lot of fun and reads like a mashup of a standard science paper and one of Lovecraft’s own stories.

Bats Listen for the Sounds of Fly Sex

Matt Soniak

That Time it Rained Flesh in Kentucky

Matt Soniak

Cuckoos Hide From Each Other with Camouflaged Eggs

Matt Soniak

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