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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples and Cultures

More and more states are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day.

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15 Black Women Who Should Be (More) Famous

Honoring the scientists, poets, activists, doctors, and librarians--those we know and those we don't.

These Plants Are Ready for Their Closeup

Move over cats of the internet, here comes something greener.

Escape Fantasies

From the archives: twelve tales of avoidance and self-preservation, right when you need them.
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Ten Stories about Trees for Arbor Day

They talk to each other via underground networks, grow shy, migrate across the Earth's surface, and reverse some of the damage caused by climate change.
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We Have All the Cute Animal Posts

Phylum away for safekeeping, and have fauna!
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Editors’ Picks: What We’re Reading

The history of Native resistance, the philosophy of love, the medicalization of madness, color in fairy tales, and dinosaur bones.
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Editors’ Picks: Sustainability and the Environment 2019

The environmental cost of cruise ships, the history of climate science, human fertilizer as waste, and other top stories about sustainability and the environment.
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Our Best Stories of 2019

Tweety bird linguistics, tiny purses, Beowulf's monsters, and the evolution of beauty.