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Matt Soniak

Matt writes about science, history, etymology, and Bruce Springsteen for a variety of outlets. His work has appeared in print and online for Mental Floss, Men's Health, Scientific American, The Atlantic, Philly.com, and others. He lives in Philadelphia with his girlfriend, two cats, and a large collection of bourbon whiskeys.‬

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Meet the Mariah Carey of bats

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Meet the Mariah Carey of bats

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This is why you don't have sex with other species

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The koala's secret to staying cool: Hugging

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The useful versatility of the humble ant

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Why some flowers smell like death

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The koala's secret to staying cool: Hugging

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Meet the sommelier of insect stings

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The deadly sexism of hurricane naming

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How did flightless birds travel around the world?

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Why don't octopuses get stuck to themselves?

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Why don't octopuses get stuck to themselves?

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How spiders can tell if their mate is sleeping around

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Inside nature's most painfully bizarre sexual ritual

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The secret to living upside down, according to sloths

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Inside nature's most painfully bizarre sexual ritual

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How some bugs are like bad Elvis impersonators

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Conservationists are murdering invasive fish to save the Caribbean. It might be backfiring.

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Conservationists are murdering invasive fish to save the Caribbean. It might be backfiring.

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How ants use 'death signals' to scavenge for food

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Why don't different species have sex more often?

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This is one of the sickest, most twisted STDs that nature has to offer

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The sexual battles of plants

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The best reason to protect bats isn't environmental — it's economic

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These monkeys are the most monogamous primates on earth

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