How a River Was Granted Personhood

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How a River Was Granted Personhood

The government of New Zealand worked with the indigenous Maori people to legally confer the rights of an individual on a river.

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The Pitfalls of Weed Legalization

Does marijuana pose significant public-health risks?

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Take an Amusing Architectural Tour of Postapocalyptic Manhattan

The digital war zone of a multiplayer shooter game is reappropriated for a pacifist city tour of dystopian Manhattan.

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Hate Groups Are Growing Under Trump

The director of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project discusses an alarming new trend.

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The Heroin Hearse in the Overdose Capital of America

In drug-ravaged Appalachia, a man tries to save lives by bringing death into the streets.

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The ‘Special Genius’ of Dogs

An expert on dog psychology reveals the unique features of canine intelligence.

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The Pentagon's $1.5 Trillion Mistake

The F-35 fighter jet was supposed to do everything. Instead, it can barely do anything.

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Goddess of Fire

After a Hawaiian park ranger discovers his family ties to an ancient deity, he begins a process of self-discovery.

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The Master of a Secret Machete Martial Art

Tire Machet is a mysterious martial art practiced by a select few.

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The Online Speech Wars

The ongoing battle over First Amendment rights in the digital space

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The Hopeful Face of Middle America

Youth across America’s heartland express their hopes, fears, and desires for the future of the nation.

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