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A Breakthrough Clue May Untangle the Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe

For 174 years, we’ve wondered exactly what—or who—caused the author’s untimely demise. Is the true answer here at last?

By Michael Natale
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Is the Hack to Human Longevity Within Reach?

Yes, and no. You can’t live forever, but here’s what the research says about stretching out our healthy years.

By Connie Chang
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We May Have Just Found a Hidden Shipwreck

By Tim Newcomb
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The Army’s New Drone Killer Fries Them in Midair

By Kyle Mizokami
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Psychologists Explain the Science of Attraction

By Caroline Delbert
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How to Make a DIY Side Grain Cutting Board

By Bradley Ford
Oct 31, 2023
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An AI Expert Says Singularity Is Just Years Away

By Tim Newcomb
Nov 9, 2023

How a Kilonova Explosion Could End Life on Earth

By Darren Orf
Nov 7, 2023
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How to Buy and Fly Your First Hobbyist Drone

By Matt Crisara
Aug 28, 2023
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Physics Says White Holes Exist. So Where Are They?

By Robert Lea
Nov 6, 2023
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How One Amateur Group Did What Law Enforcement Couldn't—Solve Dozens of Cold Cases

Equipped with off-the-shelf sonar, inflatable rafts, and a pile of GoPro cameras, Adventures With Purpose found dozens of missing people. Then their own skeletons surfaced.

By Kathryn Miles
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The Best Black Friday TV Deals of 2023

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How the World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Will Revolutionize Science

Deep under Menlo Park, California, is a three-mile-long machine that could transform our understanding of the very mechanisms of life.

By Robert Lea
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It’s a Lot Easier—and Cheaper—to Learn How to Fly Than You Think

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Amateur Sleuth Sues For D.B. Cooper Clues

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13 Infamous Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

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Coming Soon: Around-the-World Electric Flight

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Can a Russian Jetliner Take Off from a Field?

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