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A Question Hidden in the Platypus Genome: Are We the Weird Ones?

A Question Hidden in the Platypus Genome: Are We the Weird Ones?

A Question Hidden in the Platypus Genome: Are We the Weird Ones? A Question Hidden in the Platypus Genome: Are We the Weird Ones? When the British zoologist George Shaw first encountered a platypus specimen in 1799, he was so befuddled that he checked for stitches, thinking someone might be trying to trick him with a Frankencreature. It’s hard to …

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation The six faded letters are all that remain, and few people notice them. I would never have seen them if a friend hadn’t pointed them out to me while we walked through New Orleans’s French Quarter. I certainly wouldn’t have realized their significance. On …

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Hidden gems: Netflix originals you might have missed, from Money Heist to Santa Clarita Diet

The 40 best TV shows to watch on Netflix UK

Hidden gems: Netflix originals you might have missed, from Money Heist to Santa Clarita Diet Hidden gems: Netflix originals you might have missed, from Money Heist to Santa Clarita Diet I t’s hard to believe that it was just six years ago that Neflix commissioned its first original content – the political thriller House of Cards. At the time, it …

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In Berlin, Mysterious Dwellings Hidden Amid the Trees

In Berlin, Mysterious Dwellings Hidden Amid the Trees

In Berlin, Mysterious Dwellings Hidden Amid the Trees In Berlin, Mysterious Dwellings Hidden Amid the Trees A DECADE AGO, when I lived in Berlin, I would often detour from my daily run through Tiergarten, the city’s appealingly untended park, to visit certain buildings I felt drawn to for reasons I couldn’t name. These were largely (though not exclusively) midcentury dwellings …

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Hidden Beneath the Ocean’s Surface, Nearly 16 Million Tons of Microplastic

Hidden Beneath the Ocean’s Surface, Nearly 16 Million Tons of Microplastic

Hidden Beneath the Ocean’s Surface, Nearly 16 Million Tons of Microplastic Hidden Beneath the Ocean’s Surface, Nearly 16 Million Tons of Microplastic Our plastic bags seem to end up floating like waterlogged jellyfish in the sea. Discarded bottles spoil pristine beaches around the world. Now, scientists have a glimpse of what happens when tiny fragments of plastic break off and …

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Joe Biden and the History of ‘Hidden Earpiece’ Conspiracy Theories

Joe Biden and the History of ‘Hidden Earpiece’ Conspiracy Theories

Joe Biden and the History of ‘Hidden Earpiece’ Conspiracy Theories Joe Biden and the History of ‘Hidden Earpiece’ Conspiracy Theories Commentators on the left speculated about a “bulge” in Mr. Bush’s jacket (above), which they imagined concealed a hidden receiver into which Karl Rove, the former president’s political adviser, was speaking. The Bush campaign tried to bat down the rumors, …

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Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart

Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart

Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart That’s because myocarditis can lead to heart failure. When that happens, some people don’t get any advance warnings, which include chest discomfort, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, swelling and fatigue. And the most serious outcome — sudden cardiac arrest — can …

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Turning Grief for a Hidden Past Into a Healing Space

Turning Grief for a Hidden Past Into a Healing Space

Turning Grief for a Hidden Past Into a Healing Space Turning Grief for a Hidden Past Into a Healing Space CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — “Can we forget the crack of the whip, cowhide, whipping-post, the auction-block, the hand-cuffs, the spaniels, the iron collar, the negro-trader tearing the young child from its mother’s breast as a whelp from the lioness? Have we …

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Dolphins Have Hidden Fingers. So Do Seals. These Sea Creatures Did Not.

Dolphins Have Hidden Fingers. So Do Seals. These Sea Creatures Did Not.

Dolphins Have Hidden Fingers. So Do Seals. These Sea Creatures Did Not. Dolphins Have Hidden Fingers. So Do Seals. These Sea Creatures Did Not. Put a dolphin’s front flipper in an X-ray machine, and you’ll see a surprise: an arc of humanlike finger bones. The same goes for a sea turtle, a seal, a manatee and a whale. All of …

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‘Hidden Gem’ Made Popular by TikTok Is Shut to Keep Out-of-Towners Away

‘Hidden Gem’ Made Popular by TikTok Is Shut to Keep Out-of-Towners Away

‘Hidden Gem’ Made Popular by TikTok Is Shut to Keep Out-of-Towners Away ‘Hidden Gem’ Made Popular by TikTok Is Shut to Keep Out-of-Towners Away HIGH BRIDGE, N.J. — Lake Solitude, it was not. For years, the 35-acre picturesque lake, waterfall and century-old dam had been an unspoiled treasure for local residents, but through the power of social media, the secret …

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