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The Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism

Imagine you are watching an old, silent movie with Charlie Chaplin starring. He walks down a street, wiggles his mustache, opens up his bag, and pulls out an iPad. “Wait!

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EBOLA UPDATE

EBOLA UPDATE

Stay up to date on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa with these 3 recent articles.

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PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

Tusker Trail’s founder tries to connect the dots between achieving altitude and his personal experience with Parkinson’s disease.

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THOR HEYERDAHL

The third profile in our Badasses series takes a look at Thor Heyerdahl’s epic life-long pissing match with the academic realm.

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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