How Mt. Everest Got So Overcrowded (SPOILER: It’s Money)

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This is When Humans Will Go Extinct (Probably)

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The Bet That “Proved” the Earth Is Flat (Or, Why Facts Aren’t Always Enough)

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Why is America So Scared of Socialism?

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Teddy Roosevelt’s $50,000 Snake (Or Why It’s So Hard to Measure a Snake)

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Why We Love Conspiracy Theories (And Why They Are So Popular Today)

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That Time Climate Change Wasn’t Real (And Why We Deny It Today)

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Why Are Violent Killers Almost Always Men?

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How the Internet Made Us Believe in a Flat Earth (And Put the Planet in Danger?)

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How We Saved the Whales (With Pop Music)

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Here’s How the First Cyber Attack Went Down (100 Years Before Computers)

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Is the World Running Out of Children? (And Sperm??)

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Here’s Why Flying Cars Never Happened

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Can NASA Save Us From Solar Storms?

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A/C: Coolest Invention Ever?? (And It Might be Killing Us)

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