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155- Palm Reading

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

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Watch It Swallow An Entire Tree In Seconds

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

It's got big iron teeth and a powerful jaw. When it finds a 30-foot tree it goes to the top, opens its mouth and — watch this.

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Maple Magic: Cold Weather Makes it a Good Year for Sap

Monday, March 25, 2013

In the Catskills this weekend, there was a payoff of sorts for the the long winter — with its cold snaps and, at times, copious amounts of snow — in the form of amber gold: maple syrup.

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Be Careful What You Plan For

Monday, June 28, 2010

Ben Zimmer (the "On Language" columnist for The New York Times Magazine) sets the wheels in motion with some cautionary newsroom tales: attempts to avoid human error lead to editorial absurdities no one saw coming. Then, a Harvard psychologist eager to safeguard Cold War troops from brainwashing creates an ...

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