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Dan Koboldt is a genetics researcher who has co-authored more than 90 publications in Nature, Science, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other journals. Every fall, he disappears into the woods to pursue whitetail deer with bow and arrow. He lives with his wife and three children in Ohio, where the deer take their revenge by eating all of the plants in his backyard.

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Tarot cards have been around since the 15th century, when they were used for playing a variety of card games in Europe. The oldest surviving tarot — the Visconti-Sforza tarot deck — were commissioned by the Duke of Milan in the middle of the 1400’s. There’s a fantastic video about them produced by the Morgan […]

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