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The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

Over the years, researchers have discovered hundreds of human skeletons along the edges of this otherwise pristine body of water.
Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Called "the phone of the wind," this device allows Japanese mourners to leave messages for those who died in the 2011 earthquake.
How Trees “Talk” To One Another

How Trees “Talk” To One Another

Trees form complex relationships with one another to survive — and may offer lessons for us on how we can do the same.
A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

The idea of a massive rat made up of many rats is terrifying. But it may be only that: an idea.
Feral Cats Have Taken Over Australia, And The Government Is Now Fighting Back

Feral Cats Have Taken Over Australia, And The Government Is Now Fighting Back

Australia may very well be the land of cat people — but not exactly by choice.
Why Cavemen’s Teeth Were Healthier Than Ours

Why Cavemen’s Teeth Were Healthier Than Ours

Turns out cavemen cared about dental hygiene — and may have something to teach us about the ways we care for our teeth.
Killer Elephants: When Pachyderms Carried Out Capital Punishment

Killer Elephants: When Pachyderms Carried Out Capital Punishment

Humanity has conjured a constellation of ways to conduct executions, and this may be one of the wildest methods of them all.
The Ancient Moon-Eyed People Of North Carolina: Fact Or Fiction?

The Ancient Moon-Eyed People Of North Carolina: Fact Or Fiction?

Is the legend of the Moon-Eyed people proof that Welsh explorers landed in America more than 300 years before Columbus?
Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link

Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link

Discovering the connection between man and ape is of colossal scientific value — which is why some have tried to fake it.
Wife Selling: The 19th Century Alternative To Divorce

Wife Selling: The 19th Century Alternative To Divorce

Marriages are first and foremost an economic arrangement, and the 19th century practice of wife selling only bolsters that argument.
This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

A literally heartless hornet that can sting you repeatedly and land you in the hospital? It's not a nightmare — it's real.