Martin Samuels

Oct. 26, 2012

Scared to Death... Literally

An earthquake, terrorist attack, or even a hole-in-one can cause a heart-stopping surge of adrenaline.

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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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