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Monday, January 27, 2020

Bill & Rich Sones

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Bill is a journalist, Rich holds a doctorate in physics. Together the brothers bring you "Strange But True". Have a strange question for the brothers? Send them an email.

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Espionage can be really crappy work

Q.  Based on the most comprehensive inventory of North American birds ever done, their population is...

That you have a phone number...

Q.  How did an epidemic of measles lead to the introduction of phone numbers?

Size not an issue, as moquitoes...

Q.  Which of the following is the deadliest predator of people on the planet?  A. sharks   B....

Rats can be trained to drive...

Q.  “Baby face, you’ve got the cutest little baby face,” the song goes.  New science reveals that...

Just now, crabs are the thing...

Q.  Christmas Island, a remote 35-square-mile island in the Indian Ocean, is home to about 1,500...

Putting the snurfer to work in...

Q.  What do the following scientific achievements have in common:  1. Creation of the first computer language...

Other species’ adapations can be a...

Q.  The western painted turtle, the red-eared slider and the wood frog possess superior powers that...

Hedy Lamar lit up the silver...

Q.  In the U.S., the lifetime risk of dying in a car accident is 1 in...

Wooly mammoths a source of ivory...

Q.  From dolphins to redwoods, species learn from and rely on their parents.  Explain, please.