Paca Thomas
Paca Thomas

Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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July 21 2015 12:05 PMCatching FireWhy do we love to stare into open flames?
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June 30 2015 7:13 AMBaboon’s Best FriendAre Ethiopia’s gelada monkeys really domesticating local wolves?
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May 28 2015 2:02 PMShould You Trust the Calorie Counts on Your Food?It’s complicated.
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April 30 2015 7:59 AMWhat Happens When You Taste Wasabi and Sriracha?Inside your tongue’s panicked, excited reaction.
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April 2 2015 2:23 PMThe Tide of Every 18 Years or SoHow the Mont Saint-Michel Abbey gets its stunning perennial moat.
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March 12 2015 12:28 PMIn Your EyesThe perfect eyelash length—and how extensions destroy it.
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Feb. 20 2015 11:42 AMCan Animals Be Altruistic?How the flying V may be a rare example of “reciprocal altruism."  
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Jan. 30 2015 11:52 AMThe GynandromorphsA phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
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Dec. 15 2014 1:38 PMOut ColdWhat really happens to your body temperature when you drink.
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Nov. 21 2014 12:16 PMWhat Happens in Your Mouth When You Kiss?The microbe ecosystem of making out.
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Nov. 7 2014 1:58 PMI Can Hear You Eating MeThe strange, incredible ways plants fight off threats.
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Oct. 15 2014 11:48 AMYou Age Faster in Denver Than in New OrleansThe everyday effects of relativity.
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Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PMDoes the Earth Really Have a “Hum”?Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
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Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PMThe Case of the Missing CerebellumHow did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
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Sept. 2 2014 2:54 PMAn Image So Powerful NASA Spent 20 Years Debunking It  
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July 8 2015 12:34 PMInside Your SashimiWhy raw fish doesn’t make more people sick.
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June 11 2015 8:11 AMStorm of the CenturyHow a 1900 Texas hurricane became the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.
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May 7 2015 2:47 PMCan You Inherit Stress From Your Parents?Look what happened to generations of the snowshoe hare.
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April 23 2015 11:18 AMThe Underground CityExploring a subterranean hideaway in Turkey that may be the largest in the world.
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March 24 2015 10:53 AMWhat Doesn’t Kill YouThe truth about a black widow’s bite.
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March 3 2015 7:46 AMDogs, Donkeys … Bats?All the animals people have tried to make into bombs.
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Feb. 10 2015 7:30 AMThe Strangest Sunrise in AmericaWhat caused this beautiful scene in northern New Mexico?
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Jan. 20 2015 1:14 PMHow Do Bowhead Whales Live Longer Than 200 Years?Researchers just mapped their genome for the first time to find out.
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Dec. 8 2014 11:21 AMThe Strange Rise of Carnivorous PlantsTracing the first fossil of an insect-killing plant.
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Nov. 14 2014 1:12 PMWhy Is There Dark Meat and White Meat?The biological (and nutritional) differences.
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Oct. 24 2014 11:30 AMEbola Won’t Go AirborneViruses don't change their means of transmission so fundamentally.  
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Oct. 9 2014 12:47 PMThe Cosmic History of Earth’s WaterUp to half of the planet’s water may predate the solar system—and the sun.
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Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PMWhy Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe?A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
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Sept. 10 2014 4:04 PMCan Blue Whales Recover?Populations off California may have reached historic levels, but that is not the case everywhere.
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Aug. 27 2014 3:55 PMAll the Strange Ways People Attract MosquitosYour blood type is just the beginning.

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