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11 More Obvious Things Confirmed by Science

Hannah Keyser

Brace yourself!

15 Things You Might Not Know About Minnesota

Scott Pierce

Four Different Species Use the Same Odor to Exploit Each Other

Matt Soniak

Chemical warfare. Hijacked communications. Stowaways. Eavesdropping. Sounds like the makings of a spy movie, but it’s just another day in nature.

15 Things You Might Not Know About Massachusetts

Sean Hutchinson

How Boston's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Jake Seiner

Boston was one of America’s earliest settlements, and that is reflected in its neighborhood and town names.

Our Nerdcations Issue is on Stands Now!

Jessanne Collins

9 Star Wars Guitars

Miss Cellania

10 Frilled Facts About Protoceratops

Mark Mancini

Scarcity attracts people. What’s common is often ignored, overshadowed by the exotic and unusual.

The Missing Links: Living In A Bubble

Colin Patrick

10 Strategies for Fighting Wildfires

Brooks Hays

Battling forest fires, or wildfires, is no straightforward task.

Danger Lab: The Bats and the Bees

the mag

Why Does "X" Represent the Unknown?

Chris Higgins

50 Spanish-English False Friend Words

Judith B Herman

Sometimes words with the same origin take a separate path in each language, or words with different origins resemble each other by coincidence. That can mean trouble.

Brain Game: Math Square #235

Sandy Wood

How Does an Anti-Gravity Treadmill Work?

Sarah Fecht

Hint: It *doesn't* defy the laws of physics.