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Cement Manufacturing Destroying Kashmir Fossil Beds
India’s Guryul Ravine in the embattled Kashmir region is the site of one of the world’s richest fossil beds. The Vale of Kashmir. Image by Emuzesto The site includes ri
Canada at Bali: Oh, the Shame
I am a Canadian, and I am ashamed that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is from Canada. How far has democracy fallen, when we have a majority of the population that favors action on averting the climate crisis, and a majority of our politicians doing noth
Disney Infinity Offers a World Without Boundaries
Disney Infinity allows kids both big and small the chance to create their own incredible worlds. We investigate why the new game is such a thrilling, immersive experience.
When Hearts on Power Lines Help Us Feel the Love
Discover a new art project that uses the same language as negatively-viewed hanging shoes to transmit a positive message and transform public spaces.
City Council Spends $120,000 to Move Four Newts
Local government officials in Britain recently spent £60,000($120,000) to move four newts from a building site on a school’s grounds. Image by Christian Fischer Four G
7 Images that Herald the Start of Summer
Seven different images that make us smile because they are signs of summer coming.
Barbie Does London
Barbie has been a favorite of kids (and some grown-ups) for over 50 years. The iconic doll has now taken up residence over the pond, and received a new, edgy designer makeover to boot.
Like Islands Floating in the Sky: The Mist-Shrouded Columns of Rock That Inspired Avatar
China’s remote Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a magical place. Pillars of rock covered in lush vegetation soar into the sky and are connected by natural bridges. No wonder it was the inspiration for James Cameron’s Avatar.
An Ode to the Water Chestnut
A commentary on the threat of invasive species on natural ecosystems, in particular, the water chestnut.