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Why The Dresden Bombing Is Still Relevant

Why The Dresden Bombing Is Still Relevant

Why the moral debate over this bombing still matters 72 years later.
Indian Park Rangers Shoot Poachers On Sight, Reduce Rhino Poaching To Almost Zero

Indian Park Rangers Shoot Poachers On Sight, Reduce Rhino Poaching To Almost Zero

The "shoot-on-sight" policy at India's Kaziranga national park saw more poachers killed by guards than rhinos killed by poachers in 2015.
Three Countries Where Military Coups (Eventually) Brought Back Democracy

Three Countries Where Military Coups (Eventually) Brought Back Democracy

Coups are usually messy, violent affairs that smash democracy to install dictatorships. But sometimes a country is in so much trouble, a military coup is actually good news.
Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Called "the phone of the wind," this device allows Japanese mourners to leave messages for those who died in the 2011 earthquake.
Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Maybe Lily Dale, New York is just like any other town. But its reputation as "the most psychic town in America" certainly suggests otherwise.
The Rise Of Europe’s Far Right

The Rise Of Europe’s Far Right

Far right nationalist parties are on the rise throughout the West. Who are these groups and why are they taking over?
That Time Detroit Gave Saddam Hussein A Key To The City

That Time Detroit Gave Saddam Hussein A Key To The City

Why the notorious dictator gave large sums to an American city.
Inside The Lost Kingdom Of The Himalayas

Inside The Lost Kingdom Of The Himalayas

Rare photos from inside the Kingdom of Sikkim just prior to its swift, tragic end.
How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

Believe it or not, someone named a town "Zzyzx" in order to make money.
Gigantic Two-Mile-Long Crack Spontaneously Opens In Arizona Desert

Gigantic Two-Mile-Long Crack Spontaneously Opens In Arizona Desert

Geologists say that the enormous fissure will only continue to grow.
Trump’s Border Wall Will Cause Major Environmental Damage, New Calculations Show

Trump’s Border Wall Will Cause Major Environmental Damage, New Calculations Show

Constructing a 1,000-mile concrete wall would release almost 2 million tons of carbon dioxide and cut off animal migration routes.