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Myths and Misreporting About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Did a Dutch cyclist really almost take both doomed flights?

Bad Astronomy
July 22 2014 11:29 AMIllusion: Are These Dots Rotating or Moving in a Straight Line?
Science
July 22 2014 7:14 AMHow to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your BrainBe alive. Lucy perpetuates a strangely persistent myth.
Bad Astronomy
July 21 2014 11:03 AMWith Help From Slate Plus, Bad Astronomy Readers Help Kids Get Scienced
Medical Examiner
July 20 2014 8:32 PMWhat Scares Bug Experts?The horrible disease that experts feared would come to the United States has come to the United States.
Bad Astronomy
July 20 2014 7:00 AM45 Years Since Apollo 11 ... Yet Here We Are
New Scientist
July 19 2014 8:01 AMTidying Up the GenomeNatural DNA is kind of a mess. Can artificial DNA do more?
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July 18 2014 12:21 PMAIDS Experts Killed in Plane CrashMissile strike from eastern Ukraine killed delegates flying to International AIDS Conference.
Bad Astronomy
July 18 2014 5:30 AMSpacecraft Takes a Snapshot of a Cosmic Rubber Duckie
Bad Astronomy
July 17 2014 7:30 AMThe Chaotic Gorgeousness of Starbirth
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July 16 2014 1:07 PMWhat to Do if You’re Staring Down an AlligatorHint: Don’t run in a zigzag motion.
Wild Things
July 16 2014 12:27 PMThese Flowers Have an Ingenious Pollination Mechanism
Wild Things
July 15 2014 11:00 AMHow the World’s Largest Flying Dinosaur Avoided Crash Landing
Medical Examiner
July 14 2014 11:35 PMIs Siberia a Safe Place for Smallpox?Sort of.
Science
July 13 2014 11:30 PM“Unclaimed Treasures of Science”Even during the Cold War, these women brought feminism to STEM.
New Scientist
July 13 2014 8:15 AMMake Way for WhalesHow to prevent ships from killing endangered pygmy blue whales.
Bad Astronomy
July 22 2014 8:24 AMIncredible “Amateur” Photo of Colliding Galaxies
Medical Examiner
July 21 2014 1:58 PMAutism Linked to Common GenesEnvironmental causes and specific mutations aren’t as much to blame.
Bad Astronomy
July 21 2014 7:30 AMRobert F. Kennedy Jr.: Still Fighting the Wrong Fight
Science
July 20 2014 2:54 PMDon’t Feel Sorry for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.A Washington Post profile portrays him as passionate and sympathetic. He’s actually obsessive and dangerous.
Science
July 20 2014 6:37 AMWait, What Did Neil Armstrong Say?How journalists interpreted the most important quote in history.
Bad Astronomy
July 19 2014 7:30 AMBreathtaking View of the Bahamas From Space
Medical Examiner
July 18 2014 8:38 AMWhy Does Your Body Do These Strange Things?Doctors explain Reddit’s list of bizarre and secret bodily behaviors.
Wild Things
July 17 2014 10:24 AMWatch Amazing Bird Artist David Allen Sibley Draw a Townsend’s Warbler
Science
July 16 2014 1:58 PMWhat’s Wrong With Sentimentality?While critics sneer, scientists try to make sense of our love of weepy books and movies.
Science
July 16 2014 12:30 PMThe Magnified View of a Rotifer in the Fight of Its Life As featured in Nikon's Small World in Motion competition.
Bad Astronomy
July 16 2014 7:30 AM20 Years Ago Today, Jupiter Got Hit by a Huge Comet. A Lot.
Bad Astronomy
July 15 2014 7:30 AMHow Did the Bald Eagle Nebula Hatch?
Bad Astronomy
July 14 2014 7:30 AMThe Solar Weight Loss Plan
Climate Desk
July 13 2014 12:13 PMInside YingliBehind the logos on the World Cup sidelines, a solar-panel manufacturer is trying to change the world. 
Bad Astronomy
July 13 2014 7:30 AMLightning and Meteors and Spaceships, Oh My

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