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To See Or Not To See: Transparency And The Climate Conundrum

Steve Zwick | Posted 11.10.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

This story is part of an Ecosystem Marketplace series on the Marrakesh Climate Talks If you go grocery shopping in the Netherlands, chances are you'l...

The Fascinating Origin Of The Word 'Jumbo'

John Sutherland | Posted 07.30.2014 | Books
John Sutherland

Those of us not intimately concerned with billion-dollar transactions routinely eat jumbo burgers and fly jumbo jets. And let's not get into jumbo condoms. In short, it's a ubiquitous and useful term for bigger-than-bigness. But where does it come from?

The Culture of Clowning: Discussion and Exhibit in NYC

Kate Kelly | Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts
Kate Kelly

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Bard Graduate Center Galleries on Manhattan's Upper West Side, David Carlyon Ph.D will present a program on the c...

UFO Crashes at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

UFO 907 & W. Thomas Porter Unveil Giant Wooden and Metal Sculpture With 34 Eyes "I think this is the kind of art work that people can step up to and ...

Space Shuttle's Aging 'Companion' Ready To Retire

Posted 02.14.2012 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 02/13/2012 06:27 PM EST on One of only two planes ever to carry NASA's space shuttles on piggy-back...