Jess Jones

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Superwolves, new butterflies, and all the hybrid species evolving before our eyes

Native wolves had been eradicated and the forests of the eastern United States long cut down when residents of western New York first began to notice the arrival of coyotes in the 1940s.<p>The coyotes of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains were lithe and quick, usually weighing less than 30 pounds. …

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

Book Talk<p>God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts …

Gear of the Year Spring/Summer 2015

Adventure<p>Top Gear Innovations Outdoor gear doesn't just improve, it keeps getting dramatically better. For our biannual Gear of the Year awards, we celebrate the insights, breakthroughs, and leaps forward in new products that make our time in the outdoors safer, more comfortable, and more fun. Here …

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Learning to Ride the Hoverboard Was a Balancing Act

I didn’t plan to ride, but just to show my teenagers what they missed, I hovered on the Hendo.<p>As a suburban mom, I don’t often get the chance to ride a real-life hoverboard that floats on a cushion of air. <i>Like never.</i><p>But on a recent Saturday morning, I put on a helmet and stepped aboard the Hendo, …

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