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98 Arctic winter sees record low sea-ice cover | Alaska Public Media
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98 The ‘lost’ novels that Anthony Burgess hoped would make him rich
The acclaimed writer, who gained only meagre rewards from A Clockwork Orange, planned a money-making trilogy

Anthony Burgess, the author of A Clockwork Orange who was born 100 years ago this year, described himself as “a graphomane”. When not composing music, he was indefatigably at work on many genres: novels, short stories, children’s books, plays, film scripts, poems and countless book reviews, many of them for the Observer.

Burgess was the hack’s hack, and also that creature now a...

98 The Slow Life Movement: A Microbial Perspective of the Subsurface Biosphere
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On the seafloor, “marine snow” is constantly falling. Bits of dead plankton, decaying fecal material, biological remnants from shore – it all finds its way to the bottom of the ocean, delivering needed sources of organic molecules and energy to the microbial communities lying in wait.

Over time, this snow – along with sediment mineral grains – accumulates, burying previous layers. In Denmark’s Aarhus Bay, for example, digging ten meters down beneath the seafloor is like going 8,700 years blogs.discovermagazine.com/...
97 Electrons Have Been Caught Disappearing and Reappearing Between Atomic Layers
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97 The Awesome Rewards of Teaching James
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This is what I know: I love teaching James.It was about six years ago that I was asked to teach James*. He was 25 at the time. I’d never known, much less taught, anyone with autism before, but his mother was so sweet and so excited by the idea, I thought I’d give it a try.
On our first day, I spread a huge sheet of butcher paper over the studio table. I figured James would probably like to move some pastels across the long, wide page.
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97 Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’ | Environment | The Guardian
96 George Weinberg Dies at 86; Coined ‘Homophobia’ After Seeing Fear of Gays
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Among Dr. Weinberg’s books were “Society and the Healthy Homosexual,” which rejected the prevalent idea that homosexuality was a psychological disorder. www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/...
96 The alarming reason plane windows were changed from square to round
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95 Scientists Say This Rogue Planet Contradicts Existing Models of Planetary Formation
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This world is not like the others.

95 Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy
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The White House is preparing to dismantle major policy actions of the Obama era, including a plan to close hundreds of heavily polluting power plants. www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/...