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Death in space: The ethics of dealing with astronauts’ bodies.

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging</i> …

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Was this the defining moment in Western art?

Ahead of Defining Beauty, a new exhibition of Greek sculpture at the British Museum, Alastair Sooke explains how the Ancient Greeks changed the course of art history<p>Summer, 1972: a holidaymaker from Rome is snorkelling off the coast of southern Italy. Idly scanning the seabed, he suddenly spots a …

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey

ISIS Bulldozes One-of-a-Kind Ancient Palace in Iraq

Attack may have shattered royal sculptures from the ninth century B.C.<p>The ancient city of Nimrud is the latest target of Islamic militants now ravaging the cultural treasures of Iraq.<p>In a brief statement, the country's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities reported that ISIS had bulldozed the site, …

The World’s First “Perpetual Endurance” Solar Plane Will Launch This Month To Circle The Globe UPDATED

image via youtube screen captureSCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATEIt has a wingspan wider than a 747 and weighs about as much as a car, but it’s not its extreme …