Fascinating true stories from science, history, and psychology, in text and podcast form.
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The tangled history of humanityâ€™s search for the solar systemâ€™s uncharted planets.
When the U.S. Army came for their land in 1877, the Nez Perce tribe complied. But tensions boiled over, and Chief Joseph led as they ran for their lives.
In 1970s Bali, a sudden rice crisis prompted an unexpectedly far-reaching scientific discovery â€¢ ByÂ Matt Castle
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In 1933, British WWI vet Maurice Wilson hatched an unorthodox plan to reach the still-untouched summit of Everest.
A great pitcherâ€™s great temptation.
Long-Form/Podcast: In 1924 a bankrupt businessman in Portugal launched an audacious international scheme to become one of the wealthiest men in the world. Written by Alan Bellows
Long-Form/Podcast: Robert Rogers, a man obsessed with trespassing, sets his sights on Mount St. Helens in the spring of 1980. Written by Jackie Mead
Long-Form/Podcast: The true story of a runaway Nazi, a determined sleuth, and a chase around the world. Written by ZoÃ« Randolph
Long-Form/Podcast: In 1958, one heavily modified airplane flew out of Las Vegas with a single objective: Donâ€™t land. Written by Jennifer Lee Noonan