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The Invisible Enemy Wiping Out Entire Species of Frogs

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To save a species from extinction, scientists scour the Panamanian jungle for the few remaining frogs. But will they be too late? From: MISSION CRITICAL: AMPHIBIAN RESCUE http://bit.ly/1nRBbP5

Three Types of Food You Can Take to Space

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At the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Skylab 4 commander Gerald Carr visits the duplicate of the spacecraft he once called home. From: SPACE VOYAGES: Surviving the Void http://bit.ly/1qX4MdX

To Catch a Shark

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With buckets of bait, giant hooks, and a GPS tracker, the team goes all out trying to reel in a shark. From: HYDROTECH: Wired Sharks http://bit.ly/1tqYoN8

This Magnificent Arena is Home to Welsh Rugby

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The Welsh are obsessed with one particular type of game: rugby. And if you’re a Welsh schoolboy, it’s probably your dream to someday play in the nation’s showcase arena: Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. From the Series: Aerial Britain: Wales http://bit.ly/2PviesB

How This Hurricane Victim Swam 17-Hours for His Life

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In 2008, Hurricane Ike struck Galveston, Texas, leaving in 195 dead and $38 billion of damage in its wake. Here, a survivor walks us through what he did when the water was at his front door. From: PERFECT STORMS: The Great Galveston Hurricane http://bit.ly/1r00y9D

How Jabiru Couples Maintain the Magic in their Relationship (4K)

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Jabirus aren't just devoted parents; they also take active steps to keep the spark in their relationship alive. From the Series: Secrets of Wild Australia: The Waterhole http://bit.ly/2t9Wl7C

Yeast, Wort, Hops, and Everything Else in Your Beer

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The process of making beer is a science, and a messy one at that. Here, a brewmaster at Flying Dog Brewery walks Josh Ozersky through the art of the brew. From: UNITED STATES OF DRINKING http://bitly.com/ZN7Lgd

Wild Inside the National Zoo: Raising Red Pandas

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When two red panda babies are born in critical condition at Smithsonian's National Zoo, caretakers make the crucial decision to raise them by hand. From: WILD INSIDE THE NATIONAL ZOO: Raising Red Pandas http://bit.ly/1uyPgZN

How a Giant Lazy River of Grass Became the Everglades

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The Florida Everglades are home to a patchwork of ecosystems in a constant state of change--so much so, they look different from one year to the next. Here's how this magnificent floating landscape came to be. From: AERIAL AMERICA: On the Water http://bit.ly/1UO5Sus

This Tasty Whiskey Puch From the Past Can't be Forgotten

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Mix up a new classic American cocktail at home with this step-by-step guide to the Line State Punch, Brendan Dorr's original cocktail creation for Smithsonian's Raise a Glass to History. From: A STAR-SPANGLED STORY: BATTLE FOR AMERICA http://bit.ly/1qn1nUM

The Lizard's Tale 106: Island Test Tubes, Part 2

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We know that the presence or absence of a species can have major effects on an ecosystem. Now, a new generation of anole researchers are building on that knowledge to ask more complex questions about species interactions and their evolutionary consequences. It’s an intriguing look at the factors that contribute to evolutionary and behavioral change: from a new diet, to limb length variations based on habitat, to how species respond to predators.

Bad Teeth? Here's Why You Can Blame Your Hands

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One scientist claims that finger formation may yield clues to whether you're prone to future cavities. Here's how the science works. From: TRULY STRANGE: Hidden in the Hand http://bit.ly/1EYebGF

The Hope Diamond's New Setting Revealed

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For a limited time, the Hope Diamond will be on display in a temporary new setting designed by Harry Winston. See the dazzling new setting revealed inside the halls of Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. From: MYSTERY OF THE HOPE DIAMOND http://bit.ly/1kQO8bR

A Young Crocodile Has Red-Billed Quelea in his Sights

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A flock of red-billed quelea settle down near the banks of the Luangwa to quench their thirst. Suddenly, a young crocodile emerges from the depths, eager for a feathery snack. From the Series: Tales From Zambia: Wild Heavyweights http://bit.ly/2DFQqNC

Did Judas Actually Betray Jesus to Force a Rebellion?

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What motivated Judas to cross Jesus? There are numerous theories, from money to the intriguing idea that Judas may have actually been an overzealous believer anxious to provoke a confrontation with the Romans. From: THE REAL JESUS OF NAZARETH: The Final Days http://bit.ly/2pyKEDS

How a Broadway Show Made Charleston a Household Name

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Charleston's history and residents are nothing if not colorful. From the Series: Aerial America: South Carolina http://bit.ly/2l0quW0

This Is Where the Wright Brothers First Flew

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In a shining moment of American history, two brothers from Ohio put North Carolina on the map for being the place where they turned their fantasy of flight into reality. From the Series: Aerial America: North Carolina http://bit.ly/2zWNzeC

Danger in the Desert

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German and the British armies leave behind hundreds of thousands of landmines and unexploded shells in the North African battles of the Second World War. From the Series: Apocalypse: The Second World War: The Noose http://bitly.com/2nmmwE0

How Buffalo Bill Became a Water Tycoon

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William "Buffalo Bill" Cody wasn't just a famous showman, he was also a frontier scout, Pony Express rider, prospector, guide, and Union soldier in the Civil War. From: AERIAL AMERICA: Wyoming http://bit.ly/1w7QZn0

A Baby Capuchin is Caught in the Middle of a Vicious Battle

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A baby capuchin finds himself in the middle of a battlefield, as two adult males clash for supremacy. If he isn’t careful, he could find himself with a serious injury – or worse. From the Series: Into the Wild Colombia: A Capunchin's Tale http://bit.ly/2VzMlEU

The Spectacular New York World's Fair of 1939

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Cigarette-smoking robots and super highways were just a few of the futuristic new inventions presented at the 1939 New York World's Fair. From: STORIES FROM THE VAULTS: Crystal Ball http://bit.ly/1rLAPRo

What's Powerful Enough to Disrupt Evolution?

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The Solomon Islands are an evolutionary scientist's dream, but something has disrupted the way evolution occurs there. From: ISLANDS OF CREATION http://bit.ly/1G9IDmO

Why Polar Bears Like to Wrestle in Winter

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Polar bears enjoy a good wrestle. It's an activity which reinforces social ties and may help get them in shape for the hunting season ahead. From: POLAR BEAR SUMMER http://bit.ly/1IiEYFU

The Lizard's Tale 105: Island Test Tubes, Part 1

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Why do anole researchers favor Caribbean islands for their work? Besides a normal human love of sunny beaches. The fact is, some of the smaller islands offer the right conditions for island-wide experiments in a controlled, outdoor environment. It’s a rare opportunity to observe evolution and ecology in their natural settings. And the things we’re learning about species interaction and speed of adaptation are redefining what we know about some of the most powerful biological forces in the natural world.
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