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Your gas stove is always polluting, even when it’s turned off

Scientists may have just found a source of missing methane in cities.

Bravo fired one Housewife over racism. What about the others?

It sure seems like bigotry is a feature, not a bug, in the network’s Real Housewives machine.

America’s NATO expansion obsession plays into the Ukraine crisis

The post-Cold War debates shaping the current standoff with Russia.

A new theory helps explain the epic mystery of bird migration

Birds are way better than people at finding their way. Here’s one reason why.

How “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” turned Encanto into a sleeper hit

Peeling back the layers of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s surprising TikTok hit.

How to find a planet you can’t see

Tiny wobbles and faint twinkles have led astronomers to discover nearly 5,000 new worlds.

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Breyer to Reteyer

Vox’s Ian Millhiser says American politics shifted during Justice Stephen Breyer’s career, until he no longer had a place in them.

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Retiring Justice Stephen Breyer’s nearly 28 years on the Supreme Court, explained

Who is on Biden’s shortlist to replace retiring Justice Breyer?

Why Tamsyn Muir turned her fantasy trilogy into a quartet halfway through

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The secret lives of baby teeth

Why some are trying to discover more about our bodies’ "little living archives."

Microsoft avoided the latest Big Tech scrutiny. Then it bought a company for $69 billion.

The extraordinary success of Covid-19 vaccines, in two charts

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Democrats have precedent for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation

Stephen Breyer’s retirement puts the spotlight on Joe Manchin — again

The high price of a crypto salary

Omicron’s most crucial warning: A disease can move much faster than we can

The quest to avert an asteroid apocalypse is going surprisingly well

The rise of the post-credits scene, explained 

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Why do we remember what we remember?

The mundane photographs that are helping scientists probe the mysteries of memory.

How to depolarize a country

Why more Americans than ever are starting their own businesses 

What you need to know about Biden’s 400 million mask plan

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What happens to voting rights now?

The plan to make it easier to vote has been fili-busted.

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How trauma became the word of the decade

The very real psychiatric term has become so omnipresent in pop culture that some experts worry it’s losing its meaning.

Biden is defending key Trump immigration policies in court

American democracy is under threat. But what is that threat, exactly?

The animal that’s everywhere and nowhere

The luxurious fantasy of suffering in Hanya Yanagihara’s novels

Can giving parents cash help with babies’ brain development?

The Supreme Court will hear two cases that are likely to end affirmative action

The never-ending suffering of the legacyquel

The school shooting generation grows up

An early wave of survivors came of age in a wholly unprepared world. Now they’re in their 30s and 40s, grappling with the present.

Peloton’s big whoops

Democrats have had enough of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s obstruction

Biden promised a harder line on Saudi Arabia. Why can’t he deliver?

The best $65 I ever spent: A BDSM whip

US policy is fueling Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis

What Congress’s new election reform idea leaves out

Can Russia back down in Ukraine?

The hidden lesson in the new free Covid-19 tests

Thich Nhat Hanh’s final mindfulness lesson: How to die peacefully

Stop canceling normal people who go viral

What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to