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Fossilized feces, or coprolites, are valuable. They sell for big sums at auctions, and researchers use the swirls as a unique source of information. Their content often reveals the surprising things that long-gone humans ate. From whole snakes to other people, our ancestors’ diets apparently knew no…
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Most of us wonder about things for which we never truly get answers. This is not because explanations are lacking but more because the questions are so common that they tend not to encourage a research binge. However, ordinary puzzles often have fascinating answers. For example, there is a meaty…
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The humble page is busier than it looks. When it is not inflicting small but strangely painful cuts, things get serious at the paper plane championships. Paper folding also has an insane barrier that not even a machine can beat. Peculiar facts aside, paper is a great material for inventors. Recent…
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