Jim Festante
Jim Festante

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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June 28 2015 10:51 AMThe Glowing CoralDeep in the Red Sea, researchers discovered a curious anomaly.
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June 21 2015 1:01 PMBridge Out of NowhereHow twin robots will 3-D print a bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.
Bad Astronomy
June 15 2015 12:00 PMCircular Rainbows, What Do They Mean?
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June 13 2015 7:45 AMThe Perfect Campfire, MathematicallyA Duke engineer’s formula.
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June 7 2015 8:29 AMThe Strawberry MoonHow did June’s first full moon get its curious nickname?
Bad Astronomy
June 1 2015 12:07 PMBad Astronomy Video: Going to Europa
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May 29 2015 12:20 PMWake and BakeMarijuana-infused coffee is here.
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May 25 2015 8:11 AMThe International Flag of Planet EarthFinally, a signpost to plant when we conquer alien worlds.
Bad Astronomy
May 18 2015 1:22 PMBad Astronomy Video: How Likely Are We to Die From an Asteroid Impact?
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May 16 2015 12:02 PMMagnificent MandibleAn incredible insect predator escape, in miniature.
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May 9 2015 7:04 AMThe Truth Is Up ThereA NASA-backed project recorded hisses and whistles that sound suspiciously like The X-Files’ theme.
Bad Astronomy
May 4 2015 11:30 AMBad Astronomy Video: How Do You Heat the Sun to Two Million Degrees? 
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May 2 2015 8:59 AMThe Blood FallsWhat Antarctica’s eerie formation tells us about what’s under the ice.
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April 26 2015 1:43 PMHome of the DinosaursThe Chinese keep finding dinosaur eggs under construction projects.
Bad Astronomy
April 20 2015 7:00 AMBA Video: An Electrifying Volcano
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June 23 2015 9:01 AMNever Tell Them the OddsStar Wars-style hoverbikes catch the eye of the Department of Defense.
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June 20 2015 9:15 AMYou Can't Touch ThisGoogle thinks your hands are the ultimate imput device.
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June 14 2015 7:44 AMMars GlassNASA’s latest find on the red planet is the same place we found ancient life on Earth.
Bad Astronomy
June 9 2015 11:30 AMThe Sputtering Jet of NGC 3862
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June 6 2015 8:31 AMRatted OutThe adorable, specially trained army of rats that detect landmines in Africa.
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May 31 2015 8:14 AMOriginal SinInvestigating the world’s earliest known murder.
Bad Astronomy
May 26 2015 12:13 PMBad Astronomy Video: Close-Up on a Comet
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May 24 2015 8:22 AMInside Van Gogh’s The Night CafeNo, really—inside it.
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May 17 2015 7:57 AMA Rat’s DilemmaResearchers tested a rat’s empathy by giving it a choice: chocolate or a drowning friend.
Bad Astronomy
May 11 2015 12:42 PMVideo: How Did Pluto’s Moons Get There?
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May 8 2015 11:24 AMClose UpThe cheap lens that transforms your smartphone into a microscope.
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May 3 2015 8:59 AMSpace GeckosThe adorable games lizards played in zero gravity.  
Bad Astronomy
April 27 2015 7:00 AMThe Bizarre Eructation of V838 Monocerotis (Video)
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April 25 2015 8:11 AMCrackedWhat really makes our knuckles pop.
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April 19 2015 1:52 PMCeres’ SpotsThe mystery of strange images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft.

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