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A stroke patient, neuroimaging—and Colombian guerrillas—helped settle a decades-long debate on how the brain understands words
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Light pollution conceals true darkness from 80% of Europe and North America.
The Long Read: Light pollution conceals true darkness from 80% of Europe and North America. What do we lose when we can no longer see the stars?
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How To Investigate a Flying Saucer, according to the CIA
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A growing homeless population on public lands has brought with it increases in emergency calls, drug overdoses, illegal fires and trash, which have put nearby residents on edge.
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+Peter Kelly: It's downright depressing to consider that an idea as straightforward and humanitarian as "homeless people need help" is a divisive political issue. Sigh.
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Leonard Guarente is certain he’s succeeded where doctors (and quacks) before him have failed. His pill will either extend lives or tarnish his career.
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<!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <div class="at-above-post" data-url="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2016/08/23/sitting-up/" data-title="Sitting Up"></div>A brief history of chairs.Still from Lawrence of Arabia.There is a pivotal early scene in David Lean’s film Lawrence of Arabia in which T. E. Lawrence and his superior, Colonel Brighton, visit the desert encampment of Prince Faisal, a leader of the Arab Rev...
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New nugget by Monica Traphagan: Going Under
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Rare photo of "gigantic jet lightning" over China
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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In-browser 3D nebula explorer (warning: autoplay music)
Visualize Nebula in detailed 3D or VR
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