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Getting Ready to Fight Again • Thousands of Ukrainian troops have lost limbs stepping on Russian land mines. A U.S.-based charity is helping a lucky few of them get fitted for prosthetics
The Holy Grail of Batteries • Toyota says it foresees making EVs that could go 745 miles between charges. Industry observers have heard that kind of talk before
Should College Be Free in the U.S.? • It is tough to join the middle class in America without an undergrad degree. People who have had to face that harsh reality disagree on what needs to change
WE’RE FUNDING WARS INSTEAD OF EDUCATION. ONLY THE RICH GET EDUCATED
PLAY IS NOT JUST FOR KIDS • Science shows that play is central to human life—and too little of it can have serious health consequences
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Hike to These Eco-Wonder Waterfalls • Love adventure? Want to explore ecologically preserved sites for new photography and learning opportunities? Love scenic water views and refreshing places to cool down? Hiking provides it all. Some spectacular sites, like the largest waterfalls in the world, can be seen along the trails—both those rarely trod and heavily travelled. These eco-wonders are not just beautiful, but beneficial to the environment by providing purified water, nurturing aquatic life and flora and fauna and also by calming our minds and souls. Climate change is altering many of Earth’s natural landscapes so be aware of variable conditions along trails as you feed your sense of adventure.
Trans Country Music Artists Keep Thriving • Despite the genre’s conservative image- and the ongoing culture wars–some performers are defying stereotypes
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