World’s largest paper airplane flies over desert

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Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot...

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Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? By a certain Leonardo da Vinci painting, perhaps? Scientists call it the Mona Lisa effect: the...

Herndon Monument Climb: The history of U.S. Naval Academy freshmen scaling...

Several hundred young warriors stormed a 21-foot-high obelisk at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Monday, slipping and sliding as they formed a human pyramid around a...

What’s better? A vertical forest or a concrete jungle

The Vertical Forest buildings of the architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri make the most of the often overlooked and profound contributions of a...

The tuxedo etiquette: what to do and what to avoid

Whether it’s a graduation, baptism or wedding, the word “occasion wear” becomes a more significant option. The classic attires, also in the dark and...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think it Is

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the world’s largest collection of floating trash—and the most famous. It lies between Hawaii and California and is often described...

Why It’s Important to Think About Your Career in High School

CONSIDERING HOW competitive the job market has become, it’s never too early to start to think about your career. “What are you going to do when...

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