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Dec. 21, 2012

Debunking Doomsday and Exploring Maya Science

Two archaeologists weigh in on what the ancient Maya actually said about 2012. Spoiler: not much.

mayan, archaeology, astronomy, 2012, apocolypse, end of the world, baktun

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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