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The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone’s Geysers – Atlas Obscura

Laundry, horseshoes, coins, and the collective decency of humanity. Source: The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone’s Geysers – Atlas Obscura

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Why Scientists Are Worried About a Landslide No One Saw or Heard | Atlas Obscura

It’s all about climate change, retreating glaciers, and newly exposed rock. Source: Why Scientists Are Worried About a Landslide No One Saw or Heard | Atlas Obscura

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Why is the speed of light the speed of light? | Aeon Essays

Source: Why is the speed of light the speed of light? | Aeon Essays

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The Surprisingly Stubborn Theory That Beethoven’s Heartbeat Influenced His Music | Atlas Obscura

For decades, doctors have been trying to use a few sonatas to diagnose the composer with cardiac arrhythmia. Source: The Surprisingly Stubborn Theory That Beethoven’s Heartbeat Influenced His Music | Atlas Obscura

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Here Are The Locks A Master Locksmith Couldn’t Figure Out How To Open – Digg

He’s finagled open hundreds and hundreds of these babies but a few stood out from the rest. Source: Here Are The Locks A Master Locksmith Couldn’t Figure Out How To Open – Digg

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Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year | Motherboard

If we don’t find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong. Source: Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year | Motherboard

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See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

Selections from 128 years of “National Geographic” magazine’s best charts, maps and diagrams. Source: See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft launches tonight for mission to grab asteroid sample | Science News

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, illustrated with its robotic sampling arm extended, is scheduled to launch September 8 on a mission to bring pieces of an asteroid back to Earth. BY CHRISTOPHER CROCKETT 6:00AM, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 A spacecraft destined to bring … Continue reading

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Siberian river mysteriously turns bright red, nicknamed ‘Blood River’ | Toronto Star

‘Blood River’ winds through a dead zone twice the size of Rhode Island. Source: Siberian river mysteriously turns bright red, nicknamed ‘Blood River’ | Toronto Star

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Visits to Proxima Centauri’s planet are probably millennia away | Science News

A trip to Proxima Centauri’s planet would take millennia, even with alpha particle propulsion. Source: Visits to Proxima Centauri’s planet are probably millennia away | Science News

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