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Preview thumbnail for video'Why Plague Doctors Wore Strange Masks
Why Plague Doctors Wore Strange Masks (3:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'Baby Orangutans Learn How to Crack Coconuts
Baby Orangutans Learn How to Crack Coconuts (3:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'People Believe in Witchcraft in This Corner of England
People Believe in Witchcraft in This Corner of England (3:31)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Hungry Bird Brutally Separates a Bee From Its Stinger
A Hungry Bird Brutally Separates a Bee From Its Stinger (2:03)
Preview thumbnail for video'Red Fox Hilariously Pounces Headfirst Into Snow
Red Fox Hilariously Pounces Headfirst Into Snow (3:18)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Adult Elephants Help Feed Younger Herd Members
How Adult Elephants Help Feed Younger Herd Members (2:04)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Design of the Lunar Rover Was Mostly Guesswork
The Design of the Lunar Rover Was Mostly Guesswork (2:37)
Preview thumbnail for video'Are Dogs Really More Intelligent Than Cats?
Are Dogs Really More Intelligent Than Cats? (3:10)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was Ice Cream First Served in Britain in 1671?
Was Ice Cream First Served in Britain in 1671? (2:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'Five Kitchen Objects Inspired by Nasa
Five Kitchen Objects Inspired by Nasa (2:24)
Preview thumbnail for video'This New Zealand Train Line Is a Panoramic Marvel
This New Zealand Train Line Is a Panoramic Marvel (2:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Interest in Space Travel Waned After Apollo 11
Why Interest in Space Travel Waned After Apollo 11 (2:48)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Neil Armstrong Trained to Land the Lunar Module
How Neil Armstrong Trained to Land the Lunar Module (2:13)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return
Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return (2:59)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why This Whale Ancestor Is an Evolutionary Surprise
Why This Whale Ancestor Is an Evolutionary Surprise (2:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'Capturing a Photograph of an Atomic Bomb Blast
Capturing a Photograph of an Atomic Bomb Blast (2:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Riskiest Maneuver in the History of the Space Program
The Riskiest Maneuver in the History of the Space Program (3:51)
Preview thumbnail for video'Scientists Find Skull of an Extinct Crocodile Species
Scientists Find Skull of an Extinct Crocodile Species (3:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'NASA's First Chimp in Space
NASA's First Chimp in Space (2:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Snub-Nosed Monkeys Adapted to Extreme Cold
How Snub-Nosed Monkeys Adapted to Extreme Cold (2:01)
Preview thumbnail for video'Coral Grows at About the Same Rate as Human Hair
Coral Grows at About the Same Rate as Human Hair (1:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Noise Made by Wild Hippos Can Be Deafening
The Noise Made by Wild Hippos Can Be Deafening (2:09)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was Ethel Rosenberg Wrongly Convicted as a Russian Spy?
Was Ethel Rosenberg Wrongly Convicted as a Russian Spy? (3:10)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Prohibition Was Set Up to Fail Right From the Start
Why Prohibition Was Set Up to Fail Right From the Start (1:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Man Became the First Openly Gay Bishop in America
This Man Became the First Openly Gay Bishop in America (4:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Elephant Moms Always Stay Close to Their Calves
Why Elephant Moms Always Stay Close to Their Calves (1:48)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Unpleasant Royal Job Came With a Fancy Title
This Unpleasant Royal Job Came With a Fancy Title (1:59)
Preview thumbnail for video'These Palau Shipwrecks Are Ideal Underwater Homes For Coral
These Palau Shipwrecks Are Ideal Underwater Homes For Coral (2:07)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Training Regimen of NASA's First Astronauts
The Training Regimen of NASA's First Astronauts (3:07)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Trains Gave Americans a Path to National Parks
How Trains Gave Americans a Path to National Parks (1:33)