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waste watchers

YOU CAN TURN FOOD SCRAPS INTO FERTILIZER IN ALMOST ANY CONTAINER. THESE BINS USE THEIR OWN METHODS TO ENCOURAGE THE PROCESS, BUT BOTH KEEP BUGS AND STINK AT BAY.

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Winter 2020

why can't i forget how to ride a bike?

LEARNING TO PEDAL IS NO EASY FEAT.

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Winter 2020

the go-anywhere machine

GOODS

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Winter 2020

the little rovers that could

MATT KEUNEKE, MARS EXPLORATION ROVER MISSION OPERATIONS MANAGER AT NASA

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Winter 2020

sweat suit

YOUR MUSCLES DESERVE BETTER THAN YOUR RATTY OLD WORKOUT GEAR. DECK YOURSELF OUT IN THE RIGHT DUDS AND YOU’LL UPGRADE BOTH YOUR PERFORMANCE AND YOUR STYLE.

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Winter 2020

somethings run in the family

HUGOZEBERG, RESEARCHER AT THE MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY

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Winter 2020

sitting pretty

ICON

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Winter 2020

listening to trees

MARIANO MORALES, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST AT THE ARGENTINIAN INSTITUTE OF SNOW SCIENCE, GLACIOLOGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

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Winter 2020

home stretch

A HARD WORKOUT SHOULDN’T LEAVE YOU WITH LINGERING PAIN. THE RIGHT RECOVERY TOOLS WILL HELP INCREASE BLOOD FLOW AND FIGHT FATIGUE TO SOOTHE YOUR ACHES.

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Winter 2020

Behind The Cover

Butterflies may seem delicate, but they are surprisingly tough.

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Winter 2020

Tales From the Field – A cold one on mars

Kellie Gerardi, bioastronautics researcher at the International Institute for Austronautical Science

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Winter 2020

They Might Be Giants

A photographer-and-ecologist team are on a mission to document the forests’ mightiest members.

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Winter 2020

Droplet Stoppers

Covid-19 made face masks a crucial part of every outfit, and we’re likely to don them in the future when we feel ill. Fortunately, there’s a style for every need.

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Winter 2020

hungry hungry hippos

IN 1981, NOTORIOUS drug lord Pablo Escobar imported four hippos from Africa to his estate near Medellín, Colombia. After his death in 1993, the herd meandered into the nearby Magdalena River.

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Winter 2020

the bulb that won't burn out

TOM BRAMELL, FORMER DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF FOR LIVERMORE-PLEASANTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

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Winter 2020

THE SWITCH

WHEN A NEW YORK CITY POWER PLANT SWAPS ITS DIRTIEST GENERATORS FOR BATTERIES, THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOOD WILL BREATHE EASIER.

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Winter 2020

spacing out is good for you

A WANDERING MIND REAPS BENE- FITS YOU MIGHT NOT IMAGINE.

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Winter 2020

in remission

FOR MUCH OF THE 20TH CENTURY, cancer was an unspeakable diagnosis.

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Winter 2020

DYNAMIC DUO

HUMANS AND EARTH ARE OFTEN AT ODDS, BUT WHEN DISASTER STRIKES, THEY CAN COMBINE THEIR POWERS TO BRING NEW LIFE TO LANDSCAPES.

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Winter 2020

Headtrip – Your brain on video chat

Dating, Catching up with family, and going to happy hour are best in person.

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Winter 2020

Life On The Line

On the Western edge of Borneo, a novel conservation-minded health-care model could provide the world with a blueprint to stop next pandemic before it starts.

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Winter 2020

The Needs Of The Few

Designing with the marginalized in mind can improve all of out lives.

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Winter 2020

Landing a Lifeline

For those whose livelihood depends on the ocean, a covid-spurred interruption in the seafood market might speed progress toward a more sustainable future—for them and for fish.

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Winter 2020

Kandy-Kolored, Streamlined, and Definitely Around The Bend

Pinewood Derby Racing and the dads who just can't get enough

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Summer 2020

Hell? Yes!

Endurance athletes and the pleasure of pushing it

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Summer 2020

The Dolls THAT CHANGED The World

WHEN SCIENTISTS BRING dolls into the lab, the toys transcend their role as playthings. They can expose racism and unleash aggression.

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Summer 2020

dune buddy

ODDS ARE, YOU DON’T NEED A VEHICLE LIKE THE CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RS TURBO RR. BUT IF YOU WANT OODLES OF HORSEPOWER AND A MAMMOTH SUSPENSION, THIS SIDE-BY-SIDE HAS YOU COVERED FOR EVERY ADVENTURE.

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Summer 2020

HEAD TRIP

why Disney's massive lines feel so short

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Summer 2020

digital domination

GAMING ON A CONSOLE OR PHONE IS FUN AND ALL, BUT ELITE PLAYERS RELY ON MASSIVE PCS WITH PRECISION PERIPHERALS TO WIELD THEIR WEAPONS WITH JOHN WICK–LIKE AGILITY. THIS RIG IS READY TO SMITE EVERY ONLINE FOE.

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Summer 2020

Anatomy Of a Laugh

The oldest known joke dates back nearly 4,000 years, and it’s a fart gag. The fact that we’ve been crackin’ wise for so long suggests there’s something innate about the need to laugh.

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Summer 2020

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