Monday, March 17

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One More Time

Why we love repetition in music.

Monday, March 10

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Where the Wild Things Go Viral

Inside BuzzFeed’s adorable animal machine.

Friday, February 28

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An Unthinkably Modern Miracle

The author gets a crash course in health care pricing after having his urethra fixed.

Tuesday, February 25

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American Aqueduct: The Great California Water Saga

“Too much is being asked of the Delta.”

Monday, February 24

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A Star in a Bottle

An audacious plan to create a new energy source could save the planet from catastrophe. But time is running out.

Thursday, February 20

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Acid Trap

How warming and acidifying oceans endanger the entire marine food chain.

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Tom Steyer: An Inconvenient Billionaire

“If we do nothing, we’re dead! We’re toast!”

Thursday, February 13

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Why Oliver Sacks is One of the Great Modern Adventurers

The neurologist explores the mystery of hallucinations.

Monday, February 10

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What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun?

Humans play. So do animals. Perhaps that’s why we’re all here.

Monday, February 3

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Going After the Frog Man

After Berkeley biologist Tyrone Hayes said that a widely used herbicide was harmful, its maker launched an attack on him.

Friday, January 31

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Can People and Bears Co-exist?

Orlando’s suburbs become an accidental testing ground.

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The Spectacular Unraveling of Washington’s Favorite Shrink

How a once-lauded psychiatrist became a prolific prescriber of painkillers in one of Virginia’s poorest and most isolated counties.