Friday, December 2, 2016

What Really Killed Off the Woolly Mammoth?, Eleven Can't-Miss Museum Exhibitions, The Best Science Books of 2016 and More

 
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Don't Miss These 11 New Museum Exhibitions This Winter
 
Don’t Miss These 11 New Museum Exhibitions This Winter
 
 
How the Story of "Moana" and Maui Holds Up Against Cultural Truths
 
How the Story of "Moana" and Maui Holds Up Against Cultural Truths
 
 
What Really Killed Off the Woolly Mammoth?
 
What Really Killed Off the Woolly Mammoth?
 
 
Massive Cluster of Sinkholes Found Deep in China's Mountainous Northwest
 
Massive Cluster of Sinkholes Found Deep in China’s Mountainous Northwest
 
 
English Mass Grave Sheds New Light on the Horrors of the Black Death
 
English Mass Grave Sheds New Light on the Horrors of the Black Death
 
 
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Does the Linguistic Theory at the Center of the Film 'Arrival' Have Any Merit?
 
Does the Linguistic Theory at the Center of the Film ‘Arrival’ Have Any Merit?
 
 
Yasir Arafat Museum Opens in Ramallah
 
Yasir Arafat Museum Opens in Ramallah
 
 
The Best Books About Science of 2016
 
The Best Books About Science of 2016
 
 
Remembering Barney Clark, Whose Ethically Questionable Heart Transplant Advanced Science
 
Remembering Barney Clark, Whose Ethically Questionable Heart Transplant Advanced Science
 
 
Decades-Old Chemicals May Be Threatening Polar Bear Fertility, As If They Didn't Have Enough to Worry About
 
Decades-Old Chemicals May Be Threatening Polar Bear Fertility, As If They Didn’t Have Enough to Worry About
 
 
How Colombia's Failed Peace Treaty Could Wreak Havoc on Its Diversity-Rich Ecosystems
 
How Colombia's Failed Peace Treaty Could Wreak Havoc on Its Diversity-Rich Ecosystems
 
 
There's a Department of Government Ethics? What Does it Do?
 
There’s a Department of Government Ethics? What Does it Do?
 
 
The Best "Art Meets Science" Books of 2016
 
The Best "Art Meets Science" Books of 2016
 
 
Goodbye, Barrow, Alaska. Hello, Utqiagvik
 
Goodbye, Barrow, Alaska. Hello, Utqiagvik
 
 
Unesco Just Added Belgian Beer to its Heritage List
 
Unesco Just Added Belgian Beer to its Heritage List
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1961, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro declared himself a Marxist-Leninist and promised to create a Communist state during a televised address. The public announcement further aligned Cuba with Soviet Russia and served as more fodder for Cold War tensions. The polarizing revolutionary and human rights abuser died last week. See rare photos of an early Castro rally in Cuba.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
Surrounded by autumn's golden glow, a paddler pauses to take a photograph through the fog. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the best treasures in Minnesota.
 
"Fall Treasures in the Wilderness"
Photo by Dawn Lapointe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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