In Between World Wars, Australia Fought Another Implacable Foe: Flightless Birds. The 1932 Emu War was fought hard and lost.

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In Defense of Anakin Skywalker, the Most Unjustly Maligned Star Wars Character. Anakin actually does have a rich psychological arc hiding beneath the stilted dialogue of the films.

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What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium. About half of all deaths in America now involve cremation instead of burial.

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The Short-Lived Fashion of False Rumps. The cork enhancements were good for smuggling liquor and could be used as a flotation device.

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Here's How Speed Limits Are Set. Engineers make the recommendations, but sometimes politicians overrule them.

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Sorting Out Fact from Fantasy in a New Biblical Archaeology Discovery. The seal of the prophet Isaiah is not complete enough for an definitive translation.

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft. Make them habits for life.

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14 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Jell-O. Including exactly what it's made of.