Society & Culture
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November 23, 2010—A new study shows that leatherback turtle buoyancy is likely determined by the amount of air they inhale above the surface before they dive. Many animals exhale before they dive, but the leatherback descends with a lungful of air.
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When Rome Ruled: Doomsday Pompeii : MON DEC 13 9p et/pt : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/when-rome-ruled/4721/Overview Pompeiian culture was infused with sexuality, which manifested itself in all aspects of everyday life.
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When Rome Ruled: Secrets of the Gladiators : SUN DEC 12 9p et/pt : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/when-rome-ruled/4722/Overview Although they were revered as celebrities, gladiators lived in over-populated barracks and trained constantly.
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Naked Science: Alien Fireballs : THU DEC 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/naked-science/5126/Overview New information about the origins of our universe rest in an accurate capture of fireballs plummeting through the sky.