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  1. You scratch my back: Rats recognize kindness, repay favorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    ... those which had given out carrots. When asked if the rats were really returning the favor, Taborsky told National Geographic that it seemed likely, given how they had made the simple association between reward and repayment. Pointing to previous ...

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  2. Big Nine shines in National Geographic essay on New Orleans second linesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... Club parade approaches the St. Claude Avenue Bridge on Dec. 15, 2013 (Ben Myers, NOLA.com In a new National Geographic essay , the president of the Big Nine Social Aid and Pleasure Club in New Orleans says "crossing that St. Claude bridge is like ...

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  3. Sorry, But Your Dog Can't Remember That Fun Game Of FetchRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    ... studies animal and human cognition at Newcastle University's Institute of Neuroscience in England, told National Geographic. She added that "it might be too early to argue that humans are the only ones who are able to mentally travel back and ...

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  4. Sunday Essays: Fireflies and natureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... active at night. What makes the fireflies unique to its kind is its ability to produce light on its own. National Geographic summarized the process of bioluminescence that the fireflies are so expert at. "The insects take in oxygen and, inside ...

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  5. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    ... around the world to issue statements. But there's valid and then there's questionable. A.R. Williams (National Geographic) reports : Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday showing the destruction of priceless antiquities in northern ...

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  6. Deliberate act by pilot, claims documentaryRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily Express

    Selangor: A documentary video on Flight MH370 concludes that a pilot was responsible for the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane. The 44-minute video appears on YouTube and is said to be a leaked National Geographic documentary scheduled for airing on March 8, the anniversary of the tragedy.

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  7. Paramount In Talks To Acquire Rights To Sci-Fi Classic 'The Stars My Destination'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... by Bester as part of a series of stories in a magazine back in 1956 and was said to be inspired by a National Geographic article about a shipwrecked sailor who was surviving on a raft but other ships wouldn't help him because it was wartime and they ...

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  8. Colossal 280-Pound Catfish Caught in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Geographic

    ... released the animal back into the river, after posing for pictures. According to fish biologist and National Geographic explorer Zeb Hogan , the animal is a wels catfish, the largest freshwater fish in Europe. Wels catfish have been known to grow up ...

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  9. Watch Very '80s Footage of 'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark at WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... quite successful. Clark and photographer Emory Kristof recounted their experience in a 1986 article in National Geographic . Cousteau, who is third in a line of ocean explorers starting with his grandfather Jacques Cousteau, first met Clark when he ...

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  10. Kal Penn Explains How Battle Creek Differs From All Those Other Police ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Time

    ... the big cities I grew up in, where things probably look more like Cops than Battle Creek . Your upcoming National Geographic show, The Big Picture , is all about maps and data. That sounds like a hard topic to make a TV show about. The things you ...

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  11. Travel Writer and Explorer Andrew Evans to Receive Reach the World's Cronkite AwardRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... between travel, story-telling and journalism. Andrew Evans is a writer, explorer and television host for National Geographic. He is the author of four travel books and a contributing author to several other travel books. As National Geographic's ...

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  12. Your dog forgot the hug you just gave himRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... 27 seconds, with chimps' memory as short as 20 seconds; that's a length of time that rats beat, reports National Geographic . Humans subjected to similar studies have had no problem remembering a sample stimulus they had seen as many as two days ...

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  13. SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... near Tikal in the province of Peten in northeastern Guatemala. (Photo by Tyrone TurnerA 2012 National Geographic) The photobomber, who is partially hidden by a large head dress in the mural, pops out from behind the "royal governor, who is ...

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  14. RIP Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cryptomundo

    ... History Channel special The Real Wolfman, as well as Legend Hunters (Travel Channel/A&E), Paranatural (National Geographic), Ultimate Encounters (truTV) and William Shatner's Weird or What? (History Television). His credits include multiple ...

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  15. Chasing the LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... our true place in creation. Some years ago I took a photography workshop with Sam Abell - who was with National Geographic for several decades - that changed my (photographic) life. I want to leave you with something I learned from him. Here is what ...

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  16. The Five Best Seaweed SoaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    ... Caribbean waters. Almost. Here is a spectrum of soaks, from a you'll-barely-know-it's-seaweed bath to a National Geographic-style steep. This concoction makes your tub look more like a mojito than a soggy-bottomed harbor. A mixture of unrefined and ...

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  17. Serving the community: Johnell SparkmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Georgetown Times

    ... The First 48, Criminal Minds and Law and Order SVU are some of his favorites. He's also a big fan of the National Geographic channel. Sparkman is a big football fan and roots for the Kansas City Chiefs. His household is up in arms on game days ...

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  18. Monsanto Wants to Know Why People Doubt ScienceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Counterpunch

    ... asked the question "Why do people doubt science?" Accompanying the tweet was a link to an article in National Geographic that implied people who are suspicious of vaccines, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), climate change, fluoridated water and ...

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  19. Good News, Northerners: Birds from Harsher Climates Are SmarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Discover

    ... is a science writer whose articles have appeared in publications including Slate , Nautilus , and National Geographic . She's also the former editor of the children's science magazine Muse , where she still writes in the voice of a know-it-all ...

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  20. Study: Your dog already forgot the hug you just gave himRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... 27 seconds, with chimps' memory as short as 20 seconds; that's a length of time that rats beat, reports National Geographic . Humans subjected to similar studies have had no problem remembering a sample stimulus they had seen as many as two days ...

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