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Inside The Life Of A Solitary Bee

According to Bristol, England-based conservation filmmakers Team Candiru, 90 percent of Britain’s bees are “solitary bees,” which are crucial pollinators whose value is little known or conserved.

Learn more about the daily affairs of these bees with this hi-resolution documentary by Candiru, and then brush up on your bee knowledge with us.

A Brutal End For Brutalism?

It seems there hasn’t been a more reviled architectural style in the past century than Brutalism. Thirty years back, when Prince Charles of Wales – Brutalist enemy number one – paid a…

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Your World This Week, Volume VIII

Ferguson Riots Flaming Car

Riots erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Source: The Atlantic

One Year After Ferguson, What’s Changed – And What Hasn’t

While Michael Brown’s death marked the tragic close of a life lived for just 18 years, it helped incite a movement, #BlackLivesMatter, which continues to this day. See what has changed – and what hasn’t – in the Missouri town and among US race relations at Time.

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A Staggering Spatial Comparison Of Alaska And Pluto

Alaska Versus Pluto

Yes, Alaska is that big–or perhaps Pluto is just that small. While Pluto (6,427,806 sq mi) is approximately 10 times larger than Alaska, the tiny planet actually has less surface area than Russia (6,592,800 sq mi), Alaska’s not-too-distant neighbor.

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Learn more about the solar system with these space facts that prove life on Earth is boring!

53 Years After Her Death, Here’s What You Didn’t Know About Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Facts

Source: YouTube

More than 50 years have passed since Marilyn Monroe died from a barbiturate overdose on August 5, 1962. During her life, Monroe was an icon in every sense of the term; after her death, the world learned more about her dark, internal struggle to be accepted and loved by all.

While Marilyn Monroe quotes often float around Facebook and Twitter, they rarely paint an accurate portrait of the larger-than-life actress. Monroe was complex, deeply private, and frequently struggled with depression. These Marilyn Monroe facts will likely change your perception on one of the most iconic women in history.

Despite living before the age of social media, Marilyn Monroe seemed to be photographed, well, everywhere. Check out this collection of rare photos documenting her life:

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