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Why Do Cockroaches Land On Their Backs?

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Why Do Cockroaches Land On Their Backs?

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Why Do Cockroaches Land On Their Backs?

Why Do Cockroaches Land On Their Backs?

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So why do those nasty little pests flip over when they die? Slate.com's Daniel Engber shares the answer to the Explainer column question of the year with Alex Cohen.

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