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Massachusetts Buried By Yet Another Blizzard

Record snowfalls and cold raise questions of climate change

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An influx of winter storms has left Boston’s transportation systems crippled and its residents struggling to cope. Continue reading

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Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy

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Vermont’s largest city just became the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent renewable energy, in a move that they say could serve as a model for the rest of the country. Continue reading

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How virtual reality hacks the brain

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Filmmakers and journalists are using virtual reality to trick audiences’ brains into believing that they are in a new environment. Continue reading

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Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium

Should Miami aquarium release ‘world’s loneliest orca’?

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Lolita, an orca at the Miami Seaquarium, was captured off the coast of Washington in 1970 and has lived in captivity ever since. Continue reading

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Linked learning jumpstarts health careers

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At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

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