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In Lieu of Mardi Gras Parades, Artists Are Turning New Orleans Homes Into Wildly Creative ‘House Floats’—See Images Here

The pandemic can’t stop the party in New Orleans, where residents have transformed their homes into stationary Mardi Gras floats to help adapt the city’s traditional pre-Lenten celebrations for the age of social distancing. Last year’s festivities were among the…

/ February 15, 2021
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Relatable Tweets About The Things Parents Google

They say kids don’t come with a manual, but fortunately parents have other resources at their disposal. Perhaps the most helpful one is Google.From the practical to the absurd, there’s no limit to the information parents seek on Google. And…

/ February 9, 2021
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The First Blue Pigment Discovered in 200 Years Is Finally Commercially Available. Here’s Why It Already Has a Loyal Following

YInMn Blue, the brilliant pigment discovered in 2009 at an Oregon State University lab, is finally making its way to artists’ studios. The pigment—which is the first new blue discovered in 200 years—was finally approved by the EPA for use in artists’…

/ January 14, 2021
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The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020
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Editors’ Picks: 17 Events for Your Holiday Art Calendar, From a Christmas LED Flower Display to an Origami Extravaganza

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting digital events, as well as in-person exhibitions in the New York area. See our picks…

/ December 21, 2020
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Donald Trump Jr.’s Wail About ‘Tyranny’ Gets Flipped Back On Him

Donald Trump Jr. whined on Twitter about “tyranny” in the United States and many folks thought it was somewhat of a self-own.Donald Trump’s eldest son continued with his own efforts to overturn the 2020 election ― which was won by…

/ December 8, 2020
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From permafrost microbes to survivor songbirds – research projects are also victims of COVID-19 pandemic

What do you do when COVID-19 safety protocols and travel restrictions mean you can’t do your research? That’s what these three scientists have had to figure out this year, as the global pandemic has kept them from their fieldwork. A…

/ December 7, 2020
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Threatened Species Rely On Ecotourism To Survive. So What Happens When The Tourists Stop Coming?

Most years, the Beaufort Sea is freezing over by November and a busy season of polar bear viewing is winding down in the Arctic. As the ice takes hold, the flow of tourists slows to a trickle in the Inupiaq…

/ November 20, 2020
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Gorilla Tends To Injured Bird In Heart-Melting Display Of Kindness

The World Wildlife Fund calls gorillas “gentle giants” ― and a new viral clip of one primate shows why. (Watch it below.)A gorilla appears to tend to an injured bird and encourage it to fly at a zoo in New…

/ November 19, 2020