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Scientists just discovered a strange new DNA shape lurking in human cells

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Programming a screenwriter, proving precognition, and other tales from the field

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NASA Project Mercury Intelligence Test

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Do you make the cut? Four of history’s trickiest entrance exams.

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U.S. Army World War I Intelligence Test

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Sample questions from the Mensa IQ test

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Neolithic surgeons might have practiced their skull-drilling techniques on cows

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Restaurants could save a lot of dough by letting sick employees stay home

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Why archaeologists are arguing about sweet potatoes

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Mushrooms might save the world—if they don’t kill us first

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This guy ate a pepper so hot doctors thought he might be having an aneurysm

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DNA proved this tiny skeleton wasn’t an alien—and opened up an ethical debate about testing human remains

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Not even geckos can stick to Teflon (and other slippery facts)

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You’re extremely gullible and there’s probably not much you can do about it

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Rainbows are (literally) in the eye of the beholder

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2,300 years after mathematicians first noticed prime numbers, they’re still intrigued

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How to avoid sharing fake photos of the space station that just crashed into Earth

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A Chinese space station is probably falling out of the sky this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know.

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The physics behind a baseball bat’s sweet spot

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Some of your favorite products have absurd medicinal histories

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