Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Murder of Rasputin, Five Things to Know About Astronomer Vera Rubin, The Camera That Made the Emerald City Emerald and More

 
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The Murder of Rasputin, 100 Years Later
 
The Murder of Rasputin, 100 Years Later
 
 
The New Art Scene Transforming Santa Fe
 
The New Art Scene Transforming Santa Fe
 
 
Natalie Portman's "Jackie" Reminds Us Why JFK's Assassination Became Our National Tragedy
 
Natalie Portman's "Jackie" Reminds Us Why JFK's Assassination Became Our National Tragedy
 
 
Without This Camera, the Emerald City Would Have Been the Color of Mud
 
Without This Camera, the Emerald City Would Have Been the Color of Mud
 
 
Eight Innovators to Watch in 2017
 
Eight Innovators to Watch in 2017
 
 
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A San Francisco Startup Puts Everything You Need for a Two-Acre Farm in a Shipping Container
 
A San Francisco Startup Puts Everything You Need for a Two-Acre Farm in a Shipping Container
 
 
Cheetah Populations Plummet as They Race Toward Extinction
 
Cheetah Populations Plummet as They Race Toward Extinction
 
 
You Can Hear Hagia Sophia's Sublime Acoustics Without A Trip To Istanbul
 
You Can Hear Hagia Sophia’s Sublime Acoustics Without A Trip To Istanbul
 
 
Five Things to Know About Boundary-Breaking Astronomer Vera Rubin
 
Five Things to Know About Boundary-Breaking Astronomer Vera Rubin
 
 
The Risky Way a Polar Bear Attack Victim Confronts Her Fear
 
The Risky Way a Polar Bear Attack Victim Confronts Her Fear
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1904, Peter Pan debuted in London at the Duke of York's Theatre. The play about the Darling children and Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up, has become a classic children’s adventure tale. But not everything about the original story has aged well. Read the racist history of the native tribe depicted in Neverland.
 
 
 
 
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A Kansas farmer harvests his soybean crop. Farming is always a gamble. This year, a wet Spring and Summer left the harvest in question. In the end, it was a bumper crop that had to deal with the problem of overflowing storage facilities.
 
"Soybean Harvest" Photo by John English
 
 
 
 
 
 
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