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FedEx has some pretty intense plans to get through any potential disaster
Charles Dickens’s belief in spontaneous combustion sparked Victorian London’s hottest debate
Excerpt: Caesar's Last Breath.
How Jill Tarter helped bring SETI’s alien-seeking Allen Telescope Array to life
Excerpt: Making Contact
Why Morse code is actually a really weird way to communicate
An excerpt from Your Brain is a Time Machine.
A 99 million-year-old baby bird, Mario’s high-flying odyssey, and other amazing images of the week
Newsworthy eye candy
Get up-close and personal with these incredible sharks
America’s standard, bland beer is slowly being replaced by the weird stuff
One day, we may even have a "Dino-Brew"
An astronaut shares his incredible perspective of our planet
Excerpt: Hello, is this planet Earth?
Fun activities for your next vacation to Mercury
Excerpt: Vacation Guide to the Solar System.