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March 2015

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Duplication Nation

Decades before 3-D printers brought manufacturing closer to home, copiers transformed offices, politics and art

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The Blood Relics

Even now, 150 years later, objects from the murder of the president provide a powerful link to the event

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The Psychic Connection

What did Charles Colchester know and when did he know it?

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Sisterly Love

In a post-assassination memoir, Asia Booth Clarke recalled her brother's passion, his patriotism and his last words to her

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Rare Air

Ten years ago, the pioneering adventurer took off in pursuit of a new record in circumnavigation

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Grand Canyon on the Edge

A holy war is being fought over a proposal to build a $500 million commercial development, on the rim of America's natural treasure

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Crikey!

Steve Irwin's wife and kids are feeding the debate over keeping animals in captivity

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Wild at Heart

A former orca trainer makes the case against the theme park

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Phenomena

Fever Pitch

With concerns about infectious disease in the news, a look back at history's most famous carrier

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Up to Their Ears

To answer that question, archaeologists are looking at variations in the soldiers' ears

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Hoofing It

Once nearly extinct, the subspecies is set to return to the United States

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Tales From the Crypt

What the remains of the "hunchback" king can teach us about other English royals

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Fast Forward

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