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The Earth has been around for around 4.5 billion years, and it is tempting to hope that it (and us, for that matter) will still be here in few a billion more. Of course, our world faces a number of ongoing problems that, at the very least, call the planet’s long-term habitability into question.…
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You can find books dedicated to words that are “untranslatable” from language to language, but what about the words that hardly need translation? The world’s various languages have evolved to be beautifully diverse, and their words often seem to bear little resemblance to each other. However, there…
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It’s no secret that couples often speak their own language with one another. When two people become close, they develop their own inside jokes, codes, and nicknames. When we see others doing this, especially in public, it can quickly go from cute to sickening. However, cutesy nicknames and baby talk…
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News outlets cannot provide wide coverage of all Earth’s natural disasters. For this reason, epic events can fall through the cracks. Recent times saw the southern hemisphere’s worst weather-related crisis, the birth of a century-long oil spill, and one of the biggest evacuations in history. Other…
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