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Take a look at the top 10 bird strike stories throughout the history of aviation, from near misses to direct hits, and the aftermath that followed.
How Tardigrades Work
No, a tardigrade's not a type of time-traveling police box on 'Doctor Who.' It's an ancient water bear, of course! Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Animals That Look Like Monsters
All sorts of animals look like monsters, from the anglerfish to the crazy oarfish. Meet 10 real animal monsters with this list from HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Animals With Better Jobs Than You
Hate to say it, but some animals have far more interesting jobs — and more lucrative — than yours. Learn about these lucky 'dogs' at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Weird Ways Organisms Reproduce
Nature has come up with many ways to increase populations. Learn more about the weird ways organisms reproduce at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Did a Russian lake flash-freeze a herd of horses?
Horses are powerful and strong, but are they any match for the freezing cold? Learn if a lake can flash-freeze a herd of horses at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Do animals laugh?
Do animals laugh? Researchers have investigated whether animals are capable of making a unique sound in response to joy. See more »
What's the largest land animal of all time?
Just how big do animals come? Find out as we dive backward through history to unearth the largest land animal of all time. See more »
How Animal Imprinting Works
Animal imprinting concerns how some species of animals learn during a short period immediately after birth. Learn more about animal imprinting. See more »
10 Insects We Love to Study
Insects have an awful lot to teach us about the world. View 10 insects we love to study to learn more. See more »
10 Recent Breakthroughs in Marine Biology
Marine biology breakthroughs have helped us learn about the ocean's residents. Explore 10 of the coolest marine biology discoveries. See more »
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