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by Mark Mancini
Chimerism: You Can Be Your Own Twin
Tetragametic chimerism occurs when a single organism has two genetically distinct types of DNA.
What Is the World’s Shortest River?
Ever wondered what's the difference between a river, a stream, a brook and a tributary?
Poo-pyrus: Eco-friendly Paper Made from Poop
You read that right. Paper made from animal manure could be coming to an office near you. OK, not really, but poop to paper is a thing.
When Presidential Approval Ratings Really Matter
Every week (or every day) there seems to be new poll giving new numbers on how many Americans approve of the president's job performance. But what do these numbers really tell us and when should we take them seriously?
Satellite Images Reveal Earth Has More Forests Than Previously Thought
Falcon Heavy Launch Major Success for SpaceX
How Orchids Work
Too Much Charisma Can Actually Hurt a Leader's Effectiveness
Big Cities, Big Ideas: Getting Around in the Future
How Drone Strikes Work
And Now Some Sobering Thoughts About Fish Sticks
Shotgun Marriages Are on the Rise — And in Surprising Places
When It Comes to Air Pollution, the Tiniest Particles Might Be the Worst
How Sigmund Freud Worked
How Doctors Really Die
Magicians and Hackers: Social Engineering 101
How Often Should You Wash Your Pillow?
How Long Should You Use Your Bath Towel Without Washing It?
10 Things to Consider Before Buying Your First Home
10 Things You Should Never Throw Away
10 Tools You Need to Paint Your Home's Exterior
New Sharing Website Links Farmers, Saves Seeds
What should be in your motorcycle tool bag?
How the Lamborghini Urus Will Work
Regulation Works: As Motorcycle Helmet Laws Ease, Injuries Increase
Can you find the keypad code for a used car?
Is a car really an investment?
What is the world's fastest motorcycle?
Body Blow! Body Blow! Counting Punches With Wearables for Boxers
How Printer Ink Works
10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality
Ridiculous History: SHOUTY CAPS Are a Much Older Invention Than You Think
What's a disruptive technology?
Edible Spider Silk Coating Keeps Fruit Fresh Without Refrigeration
Linguists Find Fascinating Quirk in How Amazonian Language Expresses Time
How Freedom of the Press Works
Is it rude to talk about your salary?
How to Tell Someone They Talk Too Much
How the National Security Council Works
Dotard, Slumgullion, and Other Gloriously Archaic Insults
How Foreign Tax Credits Work
How to Financially Prepare for the Death of a Parent
How do depreciation and amortization affect your taxes?
How to Report Cancelled Debts on Tax Returns
Tiny Houses Are Huge for Homeless
How Estimated Tax Payments Work
How Stephen Hawking Worked
How many bugs do I eat every year?
How the Big Bang Theory Works
10 People Who Survived the Impossible
Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Ross
How Clinic Escorts Work
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Lights. Camera. FoodStuff!
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The Think 2018 Science Slam Part One
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Putin “Wins” “Election”, Don Juan Trump 3.21.18
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How Did Google Get Its Start?
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Ignaz Semmelweis and the War on Handwashing
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