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A great tract of Earth is on fire and threatened species are being driven out of their habitats. This is a crime against humanity and nature<p>I’ve often wondered how the media would respond when eco-apocalypse struck. I pictured the news programmes producing brief, sensational reports, while failing …

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What I Learned About Britain From These Rare Documentaries on Youth Subcultures

The new BFI online archive 'Other Grooves' collects films about historical youth movements, from the founders of Carnival to pissed-up punks and 'long-haired layabouts'.<p>If you're the kind of person who spends hours sifting through YouTube for archive documentaries about Millwall football hooligans …

Denver Museum of Nature & Science curator discovers real reason turtles have shells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

DENVER, Colo. – July 14, 2016 – It is common knowledge that the modern turtle shell is largely used for protection. No other living vertebrate has so …

What Is a Constant Cycle of Violent News Doing to Us?

It has been a rough year.<p>By now, our violence is down to a pattern, and there is a choreography to our reactions.<p>A killer seeks out a nightclub, a church, an airport, a courthouse, a protest. Someone is shot on video, sometimes by the police, and marchers fill the streets. An attack is carried out …

Attack on Nice: How it unfolded and what you need to know

THE BASICS<p>Eighty-four people are dead and scores injured after a truck drove down a street in Nice, France, running over pedestrians<br>• French President Francois Hollande calls it terrorism<br>• The truck’s driver was shot and killed by police<br>• The driver was identified as <b>31-year-old</b> <b>Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel</b><b>,</b> …

Anger is an energy for a new wave of women in pop culture

In 1995, O.J. Simpson case lead prosecutor Marcia Clark was fighting a battle against anger. Not the one roiling outside the courtroom, where years of police brutality turned the trial into a referendum on race.<p>The one inside the courtroom where Clark's performance was increasingly judged as …

What It's Like to Be Gay and Part of a Conservative Christian Sect

To Canada's Hutterites, family is more important than anything—unless you're gay.<p>The epiphany came packaged inside an issue of <i>People</i> magazine.<p>Tyrone Hofer, 16 years old at the time and living in a Hutterite colony in southern Manitoba, knew from a young age that he was different than his peers. He …