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Popcorn Apocalypse

Robert Krulwich can't believe Kevin Kelly is correct about technologies never disappearing. But even if it's true, are past results a guarantee of future progress?

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Yangtze Giant Soft-Shell Turtle Would Rather Go Extinct Than Breed

When you’re the last female of your kind and you have three willing males ready to inseminate you with their love seed, isn’t it your obligation to lay at least one of them? Not according to the last female Yangtze giant soft-shell turtle. She’s a stubborn little lard whose vagina is so full of sand, she’d rather face extinction than ...

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