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Police discover over 10,000 endangered tortoises jammed into one small house
An overwhelming stench of poop and urine led authorities to check out what was going on in an unassuming two-story house in Toliara,...
A new podcast hopes to solve an infamous unsolved death in Norway's Isdalen Valley
In November, 1970, just outside the Norwegian town of Bergen, two kids found the partially burnt remains of a woman's body. Surrounding the...
Digital synesthesia
Stanford neuroscientist David Eagleman invented the Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer (VEST), a wearable tactile display that translates myriad kinds of information, from speech to...
Amazing birdseye photos taken by pigeons a century ago
In 1907, pharmacist and photography buff Dr. Julius Neubronner invented the "pigeon camera." Neubronner attached his cameras, with a built-in shutter timer, to...
How to Make Things Float With Ultrasound
Building an acoustic levitator kit that can make (small) objects float in midair Photo: Christina Dabney Photo: Christina Dabney Magicians have...