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    How to Tell If You’re a Supertaster

    For one thing, you won’t like IPAs.

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    Out for Young Blood

    Science has given new life to an old thirst.

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    30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts

    The camera doesn’t often linger on all the severed heads in Game of Thrones. But if it did, might we see some sign of awareness—at least for a few seconds? A human head doesn’t lose consciousness until after about four seconds, post-decapitation. That’s resiliency of a kind. And the acid in your stomach? Strong enough […]

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    Running Is Always Blind

    How your brain keeps you from falling on your face.

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    Nature, the IT Wizard

    Nature manages information, the currency of life, with exquisite efficiency.