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Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The 200 Best Songs of the 1960s

This song is best known for being the inspirational tale of the band’s hook-handed drummer, but I’ll put up the chorus of “Moulty” against any other from the decade—“Louie Louie,” “Mony Mony,” anything—as being the biggest, loudest, and most unintelligible, made all the more dynamically triumphant …

Pete Townshend

Russia labels ‘Jehovah’s Witnesses’ as extremists and tries to ban them from the country

In Russia, there's a database of extremists. It includes members of al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and … Jehovah's Witnesses.<p>Mind you, that's not because members of the Christian religious denomination have been caught plotting some kind of violence. Pacifism is a core value of members, who believe …

New York Times

Why Engineers Can’t Stop Los Angeles' Enormous Methane Leak

A river of harmful gas is spewing into the air around Los Angeles, and won’t be stopping any time soon.<p>One of the biggest environmental disasters in US history is happening right now, and you've probably never heard of it.<p>An enormous amount of harmful methane gas is currently erupting from an …


Indonesia's forest fires: everything you need to know

The fires devastating Indonesia have been called a ‘crime against humanity’. How did they start, what damage are they causing and who’s to blame?<p>Where are the fires?<p>As satellite data of the fire hotspots shows, forest fires have affected the length and breadth of Indonesia. Among the worst hit …

Indonesia punishes 23 companies for causing forest fires

The World Bank estimates that Indonesia's economy has lost $16 billion due to the fires, which have been started to make room for pulp and palm oil …

Ecological disaster as 50,000 man-made Indonesia forest fires char New Jersey-size swath

For farmer Achmad Rusli, it was a season of smoke: Ten weeks without sunlight for his oranges, guavas and durians, thanks to deliberately set forest …

In Other Countries, You’re as Likely to Be Killed by a Falling Object as by a Gun

Two young campers were sleeping in Yosemite Valley this August when a tree branch snapped and fell on their tent, killing them both. “We don’t know what caused the limb to fall,” said the park’s spokeswoman, Jodi Bailey. “It seems like just a freak accident.”<p>Ms. Bailey was right: Being killed by a …