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alligator

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Astronaut Scott Kelly talks about acid pee, sleep and fears in space

Ask this astronaut anything: Kelly reveals what life is like aboard the International Space Station in an interview on Reddit.

By January 29, 2016

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How to build a flood sensor for under five bucks

With a little creativity and copper wiring, this $5 device will monitor whole basements for flooding.

By January 29, 2016

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How to give an albino alligator a CT scan

Getting an alligator to sit still for a CT scan is a challenge, especially when you know he can't be sedated.

By February 14, 2014

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Secret life of alligators revealed via Crittercam

Wearing National Geographic's Crittercams like backpacks, the endangered American alligator has revealed its mysterious night-time activities.

By January 15, 2014

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Alligator's new prosthetic tail works swimmingly

Mr. Stubbs the alligator gets a prosthetic rubber tail to replace the real one that was bitten off years ago.

By March 12, 2013

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Nexus 4, Google Music and an alligator in Podcast 314

The Google Nexus 4 is on sale this week -- except it isn't, because it's sold out. How did Google mess up the Nexus so badly?

By November 16, 2012

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Gator power: Alligator fat pitched as biodiesel

Millions of pounds of fat from alligators, which are not threatened, is thrown away every year but the fat is more suitable than other animal fats for biodiesel, a study finds.

By August 18, 2011

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Crave Ep. 113: Hot! A homemade solar death ray

This week, we learn how to build a solar-powered death ray that melts almost anything. A guy gets a Netflix tattoo, but only a one-year free subscription for it. And we meet an alligator with a prosthetic tail.

By March 15, 2013

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Hot! A homemade solar death ray, Ep. 113

On this week's Crave, we learn how to build a solar-powered death ray that will melt just about anything. A man gets a Netflix tattoo and only gets a measly one-year subscription for it. And we meet Mr. Stubbs the alligator, the first reptile recipient that we know of to get a prosthetic tail.

By March 18, 2013

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An alligator ate my Amazon package

Blogger Will Collier orders a computer part via Amazon. It doesn't arrive. On talking with an Amazon rep, he says he is told that his delivery was eaten by an alligator.

By March 31, 2010