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What's the best car for older drivers?

That’s my late mom’s 2000 Toyota Echo, with her 45-year-old vintage license plates. It’s a four-generation car; she drove it into her 90s, then I drove it for a few years and now my daughter drives it with her brand…

Brilliant things happen when science and photography collide

From the intricate lace-like structure of a telescope to a shiny, closeup of an ebony stag beetle, there are moments when photography shatters the mystery of science. Aware of that intriguing connection, the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) launched the Science…

8 things you didn't know about prairie dogs

Travel through the grasslands of central and western America and you’ll likely see and hear countless prairie dogs. Millions of the adorable burrowing rodents call these plains home, and while they may be a common sight, they have many unique…

Climate change: fracking may be doing more damage than we thought – Vox.com

As greenhouse gases go, methane gets less attention than carbon dioxide, but it is a key contributor to climate change. Methane doesn’t stay in the atmosphere as long as CO2 and is reabsorbed into terrestrial cycles via chemical reactions within…