How Mount St. Helens Upended our Understanding of Recovery

Within 24 hours of the eruption, rescue workers and scientists reported seeing insects flying around the blast zone with a surprisingly large number of spiders parachuting in and incinerating on contact with the Pumice Plain. 

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Top Gun No More: I was a Fighter Pilot. Today’s Remote Killing Machines Replaced Me

"Today, Air Force 'pilots' kill enemy combatants halfway around the globe from windowless, air-conditioned, shipping container modules in the Nevada desert."

The Complicated Legacy of Julia Child

The show may be a fictionalized version of Child’s groundbreaking TV success, but it portrays struggles by women for recognition and equality that ring true to that era.

Putin Whiffs at Victory Parade: Reality’s a Bitch

Any claim to have achieved Kremlin objectives of uniting Ukrainian regions seized eight years ago would have been difficult to substantiate.

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Roadmap: Thirteen Strategies to Help us Live with COVID

What we’ve learned over the past 26 months is that humanity isn’t a precision drill team capable of executing in accordance with such guidance; not even close.

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