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5 Ancient Inventions That Were WAY Ahead Of Their Time | Answers With Joe

From napalm flamethrowers to an analog computer, the ancient world was far more clever and technologically advanced than we think it was. Here are 5 ancient inventions that were way ahead of their time.

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16 Inventions Getting Us Off Fossil Fuels

Much of the world’s energy is sourced from fossil fuels. However, there are several individuals and companies who have developed inventions to help get the world off of non-renewable energy. Watch the video above to see these inventions in action. … Continue reading

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Endangered sea turtles hatch on Brazil’s deserted beaches

Coronavirus keeps crowds that usually greet hatching of hawksbill turtles away   Nearly 100 critically endangered sea turtles have hatched on a deserted beach in Brazil, their first steps going almost unnoticed because of coronavirus restrictions that prohibit people from … Continue reading

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These 8 Unique Creatures Are As Rare As They Are Fascinating

Great Big Reel 147: New to our channel, or don’t have time to look through our back catalog? This video is part of a series of Great Big Reels we’ve put together for a blast through our world. In this … Continue reading

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Why does your cotton towel get stiff after natural drying? – ScienceBlog.com

Cotton towels often become stiff when washed without fabric softener and naturally dried, but the mechanism behind it has remained a mystery. In previous studies, the research groups at Kao Corporation suggested the involvement of bound water — a special … Continue reading

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The British Psychiatrist Who Explored Paranormal Premonitions | The Backstory | The New Yorker

Sam Knight discusses his reporting on how a psychiatrist set out to collect the dreams and forebodings of the British public.

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Why Cities Are Where They Are

 

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There’s Something in the Water

“There’s two kinds of lakes in the South: them that’s got Giant Salvinia and them that’s about to have Giant Salvinia.” Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas, but its delicate eco-system is threatened by a seemingly unstoppable … Continue reading

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Elimination of Boat Traffic in Italy Attracts Wildlife and Creates Clear Water in the Canals

Articles and op-eds have been circling the internet during the last few weeks comparing the global response to the coronavirus outbreak to that of the climate crisis. Fast Company published an article outlining potential measures to slow environmental destruction that would … Continue reading

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What can be done to stop global water scarcity?I Inside Story

Water scarcity is a growing problem, caused by everything from man-made climate change to poor governance.

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