Chautauqua’s lectures and performances drew hundreds of people with their promise of self-transformation.
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The Chautauqua movement symbolized progressive reformers’ hopes that public learning could create a healthy democracy.
The dinosaurs were possibly annihilated by two asteroids.
Coming soon to Texas and Louisiana? Turbines and a support platform at Gwynt y Mor off North Wales.
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The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
There is very little evidence that sunscreen reduces melanoma in dark-skinned people.
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While sunscreen has the potential to reduce skin cancer for light-skinned people, it has never been shown to do the same for Black people. Yet that distinction is lacking in public health messaging.
No hay una fórmula fácil.
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Madres, padres y cuidadores de todo EE. UU. han tenido que competir por comprar botes de leche de fórmula o recorrer largas distancias para conseguirla. ¿Por qué escasea justo ahora? ¿Puede tener implicaciones nutricionales para toda una generación?
U.S. solar installations had been rising quickly until the threat of new tariffs darkened the 2022 outlook.
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Only 13% of US solar industry jobs are currently in manufacturing. The Biden administration hopes the sector will grow fast, but that might not be so simple.
Hopefully not staying empty for much longer.
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An infant nutrition expert explains the efforts to ensure there is enough baby formula for US consumption and the differences between domestic and imported produce.
La escena que encuentran muchos padres estadounidenses que buscan comprar leche de fórmula.
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Un experto en nutrición infantil explica a qué se debe la actual escasez de leche de fórmula en el país y cómo las personas con menos recursos resultan especialmente afectadas.
No easy formula.
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An infant nutrition expert explains what is behind the current formula shortage and what can be done to support hard-pressed parents.
Bodybuilder Charles Atlas sought to turn Americans from ‘Chump to Champ.’
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The Fox News host’s forthcoming documentary ‘The End of Men’ is part of a rich heritage of hustlers and politicians claiming that American men are becoming devitalized, lazy and effeminate.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) with Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller at a launch ceremony for the Nord Stream gas pipeline, Sept. 6, 2011, in Vyborg, Russia.
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Has Putin hurt Russia by jolting Europe’s shift away from fossil fuels into high gear?
‘The Gossip’ (ca. 1922) by American painter William Penhallow Henderson.
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A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.
Ending workplace sexual harassment means going beyond holding perpetrators to account to address a ‘network of complicity’ that enables unethical conduct.
Research in universities and businesses experiencing persistent sexual harassment shows non-disclosure agreements can have negative effects on workers and their organizations.
A lengthy spell in prison awaits the convicted sexual predator.
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The former R&B star faces the possibility of life in prison after being found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking. The trial exposed the role of enablers within his inner circle, too.
Solar panels on the roof of the Casa Dominguez low-income housing development in East Rancho Dominguez, Calif.
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A decade ago, solar power was a tiny sliver of the US energy supply. Today it’s expanding rapidly – and the Biden administration wants to make it much, much bigger.
President Mwai Kibaki holds up Kenya’s new constitution soon after promulgating it on August 27, 2010.
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The purpose of a constitutional dismemberment is to unmake and remake the constitution.
More than half of Americans regularly take supplements.
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The FDA has largely lost its ability to regulate the myriad pills, powders and potions that promise to grow muscle, shed body fat and improve your focus.
China’s Zhang Weili, on the right, has helped grow the popularity of the UFC in her native country.
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The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
L'attaquant de la Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo, célèbre un but le 7 novembre 2018 durant un match de la Ligue des Champions.
L'international portugais est reconnu pour montrer régulièrement, lors des matchs, ses abdominaux parfaitement ciselés.
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Les statues grecques, les guerres napoléoniennes et l’avènement de la photographie ont tous joué un rôle dans l’obsession des hommes pour des abdominaux parfaits.
The ideal male body didn’t always include chiseled abs.
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Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role.