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Side by side view of skull found in parking lot believed to be King Richard III of England. Image from the University of Leicester, portrait in National Portrait Gallery, London. It’s been more than 500 years since he died, but England’s notorious...
Steam rises from the stakes of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming. There has been heated debate in the state about cutting down on the country’s reliance on coal, an important resource for Wyoming’...
Washington, DC (March 26, 2015) — The PBS NewsHour, co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, and The New York Times have begun sharing video journalism including news reports and longer form documentaries. The news outlets will regularly offer...
The critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise has been given a lifeline this week by a Chinese government plan to move a small group of porpoises to a brand new home. Photo by Li Kui/© WWF Determined to save the last mammals in the Yangtze...
A new advertising campaign from Taco Bell reimagines McDonald’s empire as a dystopian society. A short film portrays a dilapidated world, complete with a run-down PlayPlace, run by eerie Ronald McDonald lookalikes. Inhabitants are offered only one...
Photo by Cultura RM/Luc Beziat via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: In 2010, Paul Solman joined a busload of snow-bird wannabes and investors on a tour through Cape Coral, “the ground zero” of Florida’s real estate bust. Led by real estate agent Marc...