This week, we learned …
… the last five years were the hottest ever recorded.
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… what’s happening with the four 2014 finalists for National Teacher of the Year.
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… the most massive living thing on Earth is struggling to survive.
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… what cities have the most dangerous roads for pedestrians.
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… grizzly populations around Yellowstone have recovered, and ranchers are frustrated.
What other regions are bearing some grizzlies?
… the Akkadian Empire may have been felled by dust.
What secrets may have been obscured by the fall of the Akkadian Empire?
… where people are getting arrested.
Why do law enforcement officials discourage overuse of crime statistics?
… what great role models can look like.
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… a single study in rural Nebraska has documented the entire process of natural selection.
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… giant pandas may not have had a bamboo diet for as long as we thought.
What other adaptations have giant pandas developed in order to live in their cold, wet habitat?
… what the population at Mount Vernon looked like in 1799.
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