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2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record. As a new era in American climate policy begins, here are six numbers that define the challenge

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Mask designers see the promise of better fit, function, and even fashion in the ancient art of origami

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Replying to @Indira_L: From @NatGeo: How good is #COVID19 testing in the US right now? A year ago today, the first person in the US tested positive…

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"Above all else, this passing of power from one president to another conveys the sacred idea that such power is always derivative—that it resides finally, immutably with the people."

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From @NatGeo: How good is #COVID19 testing in the US right now? A year ago today, the first person in the US tested positive for #coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know about testing today, and how it might change under new national leadership #pandemic

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Life in the Antarctic doesn’t come easy for macaroni penguins #PenguinAwarenessDay

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To gather inspiration for her patriotic poem, "America the Beautiful" scholar and social activist Katharine Lee Bates traveled the U.S. Her words tell the American story

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Gentoo penguins, which often form long-lasting bonds, are highly nurturing. At breeding time, both parents will work to build a circular nest of stones, grass, moss, and feathers

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It's #PenguinAwarenessDay! Southern rockhopper penguins navigate the rocky cliffs and crashing waves when coming to and from Marion Island, Prince Edward Island

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Educators hope that as first lady, Jill Biden—who has two master’s degrees and a doctorate in education—will bring new attention to children and schools

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Stress, isolation, and changes in sleep patterns are setting pandemic dreams apart from the norm

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Penguins are master navigators, proving they're as clever as they are cute #PenguinAwarenessDay

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Harpy eagles—the largest of all the eagles—may look like something from a fantasy book, but in the wild they're dwindling

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Over the past decade, many countries have become less fragile. The U.S., on the other hand, has become less stable

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New Orleans' traditional architectural features like porches, courtyards, and balconies have proven useful during the current health crisis

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Tomorrow is #PenguinAwarenessDay! Get ready to celebrate by watching how king penguins converge on a South Georgia beach to raise the next generation

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“Just wish I could see you in person.”

“I wish that more than anything in the world right now.”

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These past American presidents were faced with different trials, yet all had the same task of addressing a reeling nation

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Are you ready for tomorrow?

#PenguinAwarenessDay is almost here! In this archival image by Paul Nicklen, King penguins crowd the banks of a river at St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia

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ICYMI: A team of 10 Nepali climbers made history this weekend by completing the first winter ascent of K2, the world’s second-highest mountain

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