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The Chemistry of Death and Dying

A pair of videos from the American Chemical Society explain.
Michael Byrne
10.31.15
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Why Animals That Died Scared Taste Bad

Stressed out animals lead to tougher, less tasty chops.
Jess Zimmerman
10.30.15
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Oliver Sacks on the Kind of Hallucination He Would Have Liked to Have

Oliver Sacks spoke to Motherboard in 2012 about monsters, aliens, devils, and other creepy hallucinations.
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.30.15
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The Most Terrifying Games Let Players Create Their Own Fear

'Allison Road,' an upcoming first-person narrative survival horror game, seeks to lock players in their heads with no discernible way out.
Brittany Vincent
10.30.15
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We Talked to a Roller Coaster Developer About Engineering Fear

He's the guy who thinks of new ways to make us scream.
Matthew Braga
10.30.15
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Haunted House Owners Were Once Legally Barred from Arguing Ghosts Aren't Real

Have you heard of Stambovsky v. Ackley, the case where a court ruled that a house was haunted “as a matter of law”?
Sarah Jeong
10.30.15
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What Daredevils Can Teach Us About Fear

That we need it, for one thing.
Michael Byrne
10.30.15
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Scared of Public Speaking? This Audience Simulator Makes You Face Your Fear

A virtual audience in London cheers and jeers anxious performers in practice.
Emiko Jozuka
10.30.15
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Ghosts in the Roscosmos

Conspiracy theorists ask: How many cosmonauts were really claimed by the early Soviet Space Program?
Daniel Oberhaus
10.29.15
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Why Some Prey Animals Don’t Live in Fear of Being Eaten

Animal fears are a unique blend of instinct and experience.
Cara Giaimo
10.29.15
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Faking Your Death Online Is a Lot Harder Than It Used to Be

In the early days of social media, death’s clammy hand was never far from a user’s shoulder.
Roisin Kiberd
10.29.15
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What Kind of Person Loves Scary Movies?

For every person with a season pass to ScareHouse, there are probably five who couldn’t be dragged, even kicking and screaming, into a horror movie.
Sarah Rose Cavanagh
10.29.15
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