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Computing a hard limit on growth

BOOKS AND ARTS 16 September 2019 Vaclav Smil’s latest book investigates the cost of energy use on a planet with finite resources. Melanie Moses praises the result. Melanie Moses Melanie Moses is professor of...

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What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 2

Quarterbacks are fragile, referees are fallible, advice can be dangerous and Gardner Minshew is forever. It was a fun — if not particularly eventful — Week 2 of the N.F.L. Here’s what we learned....

Going to the Restaurant, by Jenny Slate

Hello, I am a woman on a blue-and-green sphere that has dollops and doinks of mountains all over it. Some of the mountains on my cosmic sphere splooge out thick liquid fire spurts that...

Liberty University Students React To Falwell Scandal

Liberty University Students React To Falwell Scandal

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Antibiotic resistance surges in dolphins, mirroring humans

Antibiotic resistance surges in dolphins, mirroring humans

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges in the world today since many common bacterial infections are developing resistance to the drugs once used to treat them, and new antibiotics aren’t...

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at government buildings in latest wave of unrest

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at government buildings in latest wave of unrest

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no...

‘Homesick’ Is A Boundary-Expanding Story Of Devotion And Growing Up

‘Homesick’ Is A Boundary-Expanding Story Of Devotion And Growing Up

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Ex-Donkey Kong Champ Threatens to Sue Over Record Removal

Competitive videogamer Billy Mitchell is threatening “legal recourse” against Guinness World Records and the Twin Galaxies scoreboard if they don’t retract “defamatory statements” against him and reinstate his expunged game score world records within...