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Charles Darwin Is Helping Solve One of Mankind's Greatest Problems: Reinventing the Emoticon

Emoticons are ingratiated into modern language. Tweens communicate in nothing but nonsensical strings of emojis, and artists use them to create entire tales. But even with widespread use, emoticons' emotions have remained relatively 1-dimensional since their inception. Read More >>

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Charles Darwin Hacked Together His Own Office Chair Because He Was a Genius

If you're reading this post there's a pretty good chance you're doing so on a computer. You're probably sitting in a wonderfully ergonomic office chair too. We have Charles Darwin to thank for the latter—sort of. Read More >>

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'Extinct' Giant Turtle Might Join Lonesome George As World's Rarest Creature

A giant tortoise species presumed extinct for more than 150 years is actually roaming the Galápagos islands today according to DNA evidence, scientists report. Read More >>

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