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Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction

Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction

Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction Paleontologists call it the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, but it has another name: “the Great Dying.” It happened about 252 million years ago, and, over the course of just tens of thousands of years, 96 percent of all life in the oceans and, …

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After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water Two months after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., in 2018, Kevin Phillips, then a manager for town’s irrigation district, walked from one destroyed home to another. Burned out cars, the occasional chimney and the melted skeletons of washers and …

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North Korea Accused of Shooting and Burning South Korean Defector

North Korea Accused of Shooting and Burning South Korean Defector

North Korea Accused of Shooting and Burning South Korean Defector North Korea Accused of Shooting and Burning South Korean Defector SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean government official apparently trying to defect to North Korea was shot and killed by troops in the North who set his body on fire for fear he might be carrying the coronavirus, South …

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In a Desert’s Burning Sands, Shrimp

In a Desert’s Burning Sands, Shrimp

In a Desert’s Burning Sands, Shrimp In a Desert’s Burning Sands, Shrimp Unsure if the shrimp was a new species, Dr. Rajaei asked Martin Schwentner, the paper’s lead author and a researcher at the Natural History Museum of Vienna who studies similar crustaceans in Australia, to take a look. When Dr. Schwentner compared the genetics and morphology of the shrimp …

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A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out

A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out

A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out Mr. Cheong, for instance, does not appear to be in any way complicit. He regularly tweets multiple videos a night from the protests and, he said, “It definitely wasn’t my …

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Two Children Safe After Leaping From Burning Apartment in France

Two Children Safe After Leaping From Burning Apartment in France

Two Children Safe After Leaping From Burning Apartment in France Two Children Safe After Leaping From Burning Apartment in France As a plume of thick black smoke billowed from their burning apartment, a 10-year-old boy dangled a younger child from an open third-floor window, grasping on to the back of his shirt. The apartment’s balcony was engulfed in flames, and …

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Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires

Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires

Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires A large fire broke out at a shipyard in the southern Iranian port city of Bushehr on Wednesday, burning seven ships and sending plumes of black smoke billowing above the city skyline, according to …

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Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags

Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags

Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags BERLIN — German lawmakers have voted into make the destruction of foreign state flags, including that of the European Union, and the denigration of national anthems punishable by a fine and up to three years in prison, in a relatively rare move …

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‘Quiz’: How ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ became a huge hit in the US before burning out

‘Quiz’: How ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ became a huge hit in the US before burning out

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? is having a moment. In the UK, a TV adaptation of James Graham’s theatre play Quiz – itself inspired by the alleged cheating scandal that rocked the game show in September 2001 – is earning rave reviews. In the US, the series, cancelled in 2019, has been revived for an eight-episode season hosted by Jimmy …

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Burning Man Falls Victim to Pandemic

Burning Man Falls Victim to Pandemic

Burning Man, the annual arts event that draws tens of thousands of people to Black Rock Desert and tens of millions of dollars to Northern Nevada’s economy, has joined the list of high-profile gatherings to fall prey to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the event, which was to have been held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, announced Friday that …

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