Friday, December 30, 2016

Scientists Are Creating New Ears, The Story of the Real Canary in a Coal Mine, China Has Banned the Ivory Trade and More

 
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The Story of the Real Canary in a Coal Mine
 
The Story of the Real Canary in a Coal Mine
 
 
Hear This, 2017: Scientists Are Creating New Ears With 3D-Printing and Human Stem Cells
 
Hear This, 2017: Scientists Are Creating New Ears With 3D-Printing and Human Stem Cells
 
 
Why 2016 Is Only the Most Recent Worst Year Ever
 
Why 2016 Is Only the Most Recent Worst Year Ever
 
 
Rains Transform Australia's Uluru National Park Into a Waterfall Wonderland
 
Rains Transform Australia's Uluru National Park Into a Waterfall Wonderland
 
 
The Popularity of Putin and What It Means for America
 
The Popularity of Putin and What It Means for America
 
 
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Artist Geocaches His Work Throughout Central Park
 
Artist Geocaches His Work Throughout Central Park
 
 
How a Red Party Cup Became an American Icon
 
How a Red Party Cup Became an American Icon
 
 
The Vatican Names Its First Woman Museum Director
 
The Vatican Names Its First Woman Museum Director
 
 
10 of the World's Best Snorkeling Destinations
 
10 of the World's Best Snorkeling Destinations
 
 
Vera Rubin Made
 
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Vera Rubin Made “Dark Matter” a Household Phrase
 
 
The Bug That Had the World Seeing Red
 
The Bug That Had the World Seeing Red
 
 
Meet the Men Behind Saturday Morning's Most Memorable Cartoons
 
Meet the Men Behind Saturday Morning's Most Memorable Cartoons
 
 
Turning Ocean Garbage Into Gold
 
Turning Ocean Garbage Into Gold
 
 
We Will Have to Endure 2016 One Second Longer Than an Average Year
 
We Will Have to Endure 2016 One Second Longer Than an Average Year
 
 
The Top History Books of 2016
 
The Top History Books of 2016
 
 
The Year in National Parks
 
The Year in National Parks
 
 
China Has Banned the Ivory Trade
 
China Has Banned the Ivory Trade
 
 
Fireworks Not Your Thing? Then Look Out For a Comet on New Year's Eve
 
Fireworks Not Your Thing? Then Look Out For a Comet on New Year’s Eve
 
 
Goodbye, Pan Pan: World's Oldest Male Panda Dies
 
Goodbye, Pan Pan: World’s Oldest Male Panda Dies
 
 
The World Finally Knows How Leaders Reacted to Margaret Thatcher's Resignation
 
The World Finally Knows How Leaders Reacted to Margaret Thatcher’s Resignation
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established. The Communist state was the first country in the world to be based on Marxist socialism. To understand the chain of events that led to the creation of the USSR, here's what you need to know first to understand the Russian Revolution.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
A boy still in his uniform, played a game of basketball at the Choi Hung Estate. It's one of Hong Kong's oldest public housing estate. It was build in 1962, along with the chic pastel color schemes of the time. Choi Hung means Rain Bow in Cantonese.
 
"Boy at the Estate" Photo by Brian Yen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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