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Atlantis isn’t real, but here are all the places it could have been
There are good reasons that a city might sink into the sea.
The current state of the pandemic in five graphs
Some eight months into the pandemic, we rounded up some key takeaways in graphical form.
Home team advantage explained in three charts
And why the effect is slowly going away over time.
Animals play in all sorts of ways
Chameleons get silly even as adults, and fiddler crabs always wait for consent.
We combined the most dangerous parts of every sport—this is the result
Sports injury data reveals some of the riskiest pastimes.
How computers beat us at our own games
This chart shows how long it's taken AI to figure out how to turn the tables against us.
How different wheelchair designs can help Paralympians excel
Each sport requires different adaptations to the basic chair.
This timeline shows just how insignificant humans are
If history’s an ocean, humanity is a raindrop.
Tomatoes, tempura, and other foods whose origins will surprise you
Some ingredients have traveled far to become part of a national cuisine.
Copper is the ultimate tool for innovation
The metal has been with us through some of the greatest technological advances we’ve ever made.