What If Aliens Arrived Tomorrow?

What If Aliens Arrived Tomorrow?

Would that be a friendly visit?
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What If Thomas Edison Wasn't Born?

What If Thomas Edison Wasn't Born?

How different would our world be?
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What If Earth’s Gravity Was Stronger?

What If Earth’s Gravity Was Stronger?

What would happen if Earth's gravity were to double?
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What If Earth Was Near the Center of the Milky Way?

What If Earth Was Near the Center of the Milky Way?

What's at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy and what would be different if Earth was positioned there?
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What If Earth’s Axis Was Tilted by 90 Degrees?

What If Earth’s Axis Was Tilted by 90 Degrees?

The Earth sits comfortably in its orbit tilted on its axis at 23 degrees. Knock the planet over - and it wouldn't be the Earth as you know it.
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What If We Had Thermal Vision?

What If We Had Thermal Vision?

Imagine a world where we didn't need any lights, where we could detect diseases just by looking at someone, and literally see right through people's deceptions.
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What If Teleportation Was Possible?

What If Teleportation Was Possible?

What's the most likely way to achieve it? Would it be dangerous?
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What If We Could Refreeze the Arctic?

What If We Could Refreeze the Arctic?

Could we reverse the effects of global climate change by refreezing the arctic?
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What If We Geo-Engineered Earth?

What If We Geo-Engineered Earth?

Scientists have already put forward some interesting ideas.
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What If Our Bodies Kept Evolving?

What If Our Bodies Kept Evolving?

From chimpanzees to us to...
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What If Earth Was the Only Planet in the Solar System?

What If Earth Was the Only Planet in the Solar System?

Sorry, Elon Musk. Mars is not there anymore.
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What If a Magnetar Collided With a Black Hole?

What If a Magnetar Collided With a Black Hole?

What If a Magnetar Collided With a Black Hole?
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What If You Were Alive 200 Million Years Ago

What If You Were Alive 200 Million Years Ago

What If You Were Alive 200 Million Years Ago
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What If We Could Build an Alderson Disk?

What If We Could Build an Alderson Disk?

What would happend if could build this massif construction?
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What If the Universe is a Loop?

What If the Universe is a Loop?

What If the Universe is a Loop?
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What If There Was No Salt in the World?

What If There Was No Salt in the World?

Could you live without salt for a week?
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What If We Terraformed the Moon?

What If We Terraformed the Moon?

Obviously, we can't just pack our stuff and move there today. But what if we terraformed it - reshaped it into an Earth's image?
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What If Pangea Never Broke Apart?

What If Pangea Never Broke Apart?

Where on Earth would you be if the Pangea supercontinent never broke appart?
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What If You Were Swallowed by a Whale?

What If You Were Swallowed by a Whale?

What are your your chances of survival should you be accidentally swallowed by a whale?
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What If You Lived During the Middle Ages?

What If You Lived During the Middle Ages?

At least they didn'€™t believe the world was flat.
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What If Everyone Fell Asleep At The Same Time?

What If Everyone Fell Asleep At The Same Time?

How would our world change if we were all forced into the same sleep schedule?
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What If Everyone Fell Asleep At The Same Time?

What If Everyone Fell Asleep At The Same Time?

How would our world change if we were all forced into the same sleep schedule?
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What If Every Dead Person Was Still Alive?

What If Every Dead Person Was Still Alive?

How many people have ever lived on Earth? And what if they all came back to life at once?
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What If You Could Make Yourself Invisible?

What If You Could Make Yourself Invisible?

What If You Could Make Yourself Invisible?
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What If Half the Population of Earth Was Wiped Out?

What If Half the Population of Earth Was Wiped Out?

What If half the population of Earth was wiped out?
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As Zoos Close Their Doors, Animals Have More Freedom Than Ever

As Zoos Close Their Doors, Animals Have More Freedom Than Ever

How is our self-isolation affecting zoo animals?
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The Messy History of Panic Buying and Toilet Paper Hoarding

The Messy History of Panic Buying and Toilet Paper Hoarding

Did you participate in toilet paper hoarding?
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The Secret Nuclear City Under Greenland's Ice Cap

The Secret Nuclear City Under Greenland's Ice Cap

It seemed innocent enough at the time-build an underground polar research station to study ice core samples. What people didn't know about was the covert plan to set up a nuclear launch pad capable of firing off hundreds of missiles at Russia.
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The Sad Story Behind Central Park's Destruction of Seneca Village

The Sad Story Behind Central Park's Destruction of Seneca Village

It was a growing community with schools & churches, yet it was deemed expendable enough to be demolished to make room for Central Park. Why?
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Operation Yellow Ribbon

Operation Yellow Ribbon

The events of September 11, 2001 will never be forgotten. Through the darkness of that day shone a light as one small Canadian community opened their doors & their hearts to stranded airline passengers from around the globe.
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Finding America's Lost Medieval City

Finding America's Lost Medieval City

A thousand years ago America was home to man-made earthen structures that would rival the pyramids in size. Where? St. Louis, of course.
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The Man Who Walks Backwards to Help Move World Peace Forwards

The Man Who Walks Backwards to Help Move World Peace Forwards

Mani Manithan is a man with a plan, & it's meant to be a little backwards. For 28 years he's walked in reverse in the name of global unity.
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The Bre-X Scandal: How One Company Made Billions Off Nothing

The Bre-X Scandal: How One Company Made Billions Off Nothing

How did an almost bankrupt Calgary mining company suddenly become worth billions? By striking gold without ever having to produce an ounce.
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The True Story of Pocahontas Was No Disney Fairytale

The True Story of Pocahontas Was No Disney Fairytale

For this historical figure over time fiction has become fact. Find out about the real woman behind the story Disney never animated for you.
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The Sakoku Edict: Why the Japanese Couldn't Leave Their Own Country for Two Centuries

The Sakoku Edict: Why the Japanese Couldn't Leave Their Own Country for Two Centuries

In the 1600s Japan was not a big fan of Western culture. To emphasize that point it banned its citizens from travelling abroad with a penalty of death if they did for over 200 years.
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Brooklyn in the 50s: Where Dope Was a Weed That Grew Everywhere

Brooklyn in the 50s: Where Dope Was a Weed That Grew Everywhere

Brooklyn used to have a mind-blowing amount of weeds. Or should we say weed, as in the kind that people smoke and it makes them...chillaxed?
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Spain's Museo Atlantico is Europe's First Underwater Contemporary Art Museum

Spain's Museo Atlantico is Europe's First Underwater Contemporary Art Museum

This eco-sculptor has a point he needs made, so his latest project is on a scale so massive our oceans have never seen anything like it.
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The African American Women Behind NASA's Early Launches

The African American Women Behind NASA's Early Launches

Segregated bathrooms & rampant workplace sexism didn't stop three highly educated African American women from helping NASA reach the stars.
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The Little Wax Worm Might Solve Our Great Big Plastic Problem

The Little Wax Worm Might Solve Our Great Big Plastic Problem

It's not be much to look at, but the wax worm's unusual appetite for polythyrene might help scientists find solutions to biodegrading plastic safer & quicker than current methods.
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The 80th Anniversary of the Hindenburg Disaster and the End of the Zeppelin

The 80th Anniversary of the Hindenburg Disaster and the End of the Zeppelin

There was a time when zeppelins ruled the skies, floating on air thanks to hydrogen. After dozens of fiery accidents within the industry the Hindenburg's burning marked the beginning of the end for airships.
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery: Beyond the Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: Beyond the Little Prince

The author's adventures took him to the skies & across Earth's toughest terrains, but his final tale ends with a mysterious plane crash.
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Earth's Orbit is Turning Into a Junk Minefield

Earth's Orbit is Turning Into a Junk Minefield

There's so much man-made space garbage in Earth's orbit right now it's an International Space Station-destroying accident waiting to happen.
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