Rachel Stewart

Rachel Stewart is an editor who lives in Philadelphia. Check out her work here.

Science
Oct. 17 2014 12:03 PMWhat’s So Dangerous About “Killer Bees”?Humans can survive more than 1,000 stings, but swarms can be even bigger.
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Sept. 25 2014 3:10 PMA Man Drinks a Fifth of Jack Daniel’s in 13 SecondsHow much alcohol does it take to kill you?
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Sept. 4 2014 3:25 PMWhy Do American Alligators Attack People, but American Crocodiles Don’t?A strange Florida case, explained.
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Aug. 19 2014 1:19 PMThe Best (and Worst) Ways to Avoid Lightning StrikesLying on the ground? Seeking shelter in a car? What about the “30/30” rule?
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July 30 2014 11:49 AMThe Truth About Elevator DeathsThey are vanishingly rare—but that doesn’t stop people from debating the best way to survive a sudden fall. 
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July 2 2014 11:51 AMThe Drowning DebacleOne of America’s most common causes of accidental death is also one of the most preventable. 
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June 12 2014 1:05 PMYour Brain Wants You to Be MultilingualIntelligence tests beginning in 1947 suggest the benefits of learning a second or third language.
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May 27 2014 1:05 PMBut How Will the Government Control the Weather Now?The end of HAARP. 
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Oct. 13 2014 2:48 PMCan a Nightmare Really Kill You?The disturbing syndrome Wes Craven says inspired Nightmare on Elm Street.
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Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PMDo People Still Die of Rabies?And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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Aug. 29 2014 9:01 AMThe Best Things to Do in a Bear EncounterFirst: Figure out what kind of bear you’re facing.
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Aug. 13 2014 1:21 PMThe Rock, Pre-Capone​ The long history of Alcatraz​ before it became America's first supermax prison.
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July 7 2014 3:56 PMLindsay Lohan’s Lacey Jonas ProblemCan celebrities really win lawsuits over unflattering portrayals of themselves?
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June 16 2014 3:09 PMThe Water Down BelowA reservoir deep beneath the Earth’s surface may contain three times the water of our oceans combined.
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June 3 2014 3:17 PMThis Eye-Popping Zebra Migration May Be the Longest on Land (Video)
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May 20 2014 11:51 AMThe U.S. Now Consumes More Wine Than France (Video)