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Everybody poops, but not everybody poops the same. And not everybody does the same things with it. Nature has developed a number of usual ways of dealing with number two in order to make sure that poop doesn’t end up as just waste, but a useful tool. Even what people do with animal poop can be just…
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Many of us assume that the way we speak “just makes sense.” However, anybody whose brain has ached from trying to sort of direct object word orders or verb tenses in a new language, only to hear local 3-year olds flawlessly rattle off a perfect phrase in that language, has a sense of how aspects of…
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Lightning has fascinated humans from the beginning of time. Striking at random, starting fires, and appearing from thin air, some thought that it must have a divine origin. Was it Zeus wielding his thunderbolts or Thor striking with his hammer? Opinions differed, but we can say with certainty that…
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