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The Battle of the Somme: 100 Years

by | Friday, July 1, 2016 |

Photo information: British troops go “over the top” during the 1916 Battle of the Somme in northern...

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Monster Monday: Crazy Ants in Your Computer?

by | Monday, June 27, 2016 |

Photo: Crazy antCredit: © Brberrys, Shutterstock Everyone knows how annoying ants can be,...

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Climate Change Victim One

by | Thursday, June 23, 2016 |

About the photo: The Bramble Cay melomys (Melomys rubicola)—seen here in 2002—has vanished from the...

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1964 “Freedom Summer” Murder Case Closed

by | Wednesday, June 22, 2016 |

About the picture: Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party supporters demonstrate outside the 1964...

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