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This week, we learned…
…that something more disgusting than rats may be lurking in the shadows of Hawaii’s sewage system.
…how a friendly fox species has endured—and shrunk (some adults are as small as 2.35 pounds)—for thousands of years in the Channel Islands.
…why one teacher calls Donald Trump the “gift that keeps on giving” in his classroom—and how other teachers and students are reacting to the election.
…that the social bonds pigeons form may not be all that different from what humans call love.
…why our brains may be to blame when we ignore issues like climate change.
…how some cities’ historic racial divides are mirrored in the availability of Amazon’s same-day delivery.
…about a Nepali milkman who lost his home in an earthquake but found purpose continuing deliveries to survivors of the disaster.
…that “productive failure” can help students remember their math lessons better.
…how Americans have come to read terrorism into with everyday words and expressions in Arabic.