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No descendants are left from the first Arctic EskimosPaleo-Eskimos likely survived in near-total isolation for thousands of years and did not pass on genes to Neo-Eskimos or Native Americans.

No descendants are left from the first Arctic Eskimos
Paleo-Eskimos likely survived in near-total isolation for thousands of years and did not pass on genes to Neo-Eskimos or Native Americans.

Who really discovered Neptune?Neptune was likely mistaken for a slow-moving star by a famous astronomer.

Who really discovered Neptune?
Neptune was likely mistaken for a slow-moving star by a famous astronomer.

Recipe: Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling and Lemon Buttercream Frosting (vegan, gluten-free)Tart and sweet, with a delicious berry center, these vegan cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser!

Recipe: Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling and Lemon Buttercream Frosting (vegan, gluten-free)
Tart and sweet, with a delicious berry center, these vegan cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser!

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No snow, no problem! 10 great places to hit the sandy slopes
Sand skiing and sandboarding bring the excitement of alpine sports to the world’s deserts and dunes.

New quantum camera capable of snapping photos of ‘ghosts’Spooky quantum cameras can capture images from photons that never encountered the objects pictured.

New quantum camera capable of snapping photos of ‘ghosts’
Spooky quantum cameras can capture images from photons that never encountered the objects pictured.

What if Raleigh and Atlanta just merged?If the pace of past growth is anything to go by, much of the Southeast could become one big megalopolis in the next 50 years, say scientists.

What if Raleigh and Atlanta just merged?
If the pace of past growth is anything to go by, much of the Southeast could become one big megalopolis in the next 50 years, say scientists.

Soon, you’ll be able to eat the food packaging tooWikiPearl is an edible shell that wraps around food and complements the flavor. It’s meant to take the place of throwaway packaging, but it poses a challenge.

Soon, you’ll be able to eat the food packaging too
WikiPearl is an edible shell that wraps around food and complements the flavor. It’s meant to take the place of throwaway packaging, but it poses a challenge.

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28

Aug

Can you really name a star or buy land on the moon?According to the International Astronomical Union, paying to name a star or purchasing extraterrestrial real estate will simply get you a ‘temporary feeling of happiness.’

Can you really name a star or buy land on the moon?
According to the International Astronomical Union, paying to name a star or purchasing extraterrestrial real estate will simply get you a ‘temporary feeling of happiness.’

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snoreFrom dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snore
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.