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The Greenest Cities

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Paulo via Flickr // CC BY-NC 2.0

The World’s Greenest Burgs. Some cities are serious about the environment.  
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2015 Salute to Cinema. Benjamin Zuk edited together clips from 164 films for an overview of the year in movies.  
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuts three achingly retro film posters. They practically scream “1977.”
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Is the 20,000-Year-Old Ishango Bone the Earliest Evidence of Logical Reasoning? The complicated arrangement of notches could mean any number of things.
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How The Hidden Track Faded From Recorded Music. There’s just no place to hide it anymore.
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19 Action Movie Stars Who Prove Everyone Went Through an Awkward Phase. Just not as awkward as the rest of us.  
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My High School Teammate, Kobe Bryant. An oral history of the Lower Merion Aces' unforgettable 1995-1996 season.
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9 More Crazy Math Facts That People Refuse To Believe Are True. Prepare to have your mind blown.
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Retro Star Wars. The space opera could have been a hit movie in any era of cinema -even as a silent film.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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