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The oil and gas industry knew about climate change in the 1950s
Archival documents set the timeline of coverups even further back.
This electric car was cutting edge in 1908. What’s it like to drive it?
It was almost the Tesla of the 20th century.
How sexy Victorian mediums tricked scientists into believing in ectoplasm
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Why beer serving sizes are so weird
The math is kind of medieval.
The myth of generations, debunked
Generational divides are less than scientific.
The Kinsey Scale Test and 3 other ways to find where you fall on the sexuality spectrum
Human sexuality spans too wide a scope to possibly be covered by a single test.
Eat like an ancient Roman by recreating bread from Pompeii
Walk like an Egyptian, eat like a Roman.
What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets.
Humans stand to learn a lot from these furry little collectors.
The US military’s first experiment with portable nuclear reactors was short and tragic
Naturally, they're trying it again.
Why were chainsaws invented? To help with childbirth.
And other weird things we learned this week.