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Saturday, November 06, 2021
Farms in southwest Colorado are coping with a drought worsened by climate change. It means a big reduction in irrigated water for crops. Conditions this year, one farm manager says, are "the worst."
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Pastor Danny Reeves encouraged some members of his congregation to get the COVID-19 vaccine but thought he didn't need to get vaccinated himself. That changed after COVID-19 almost killed him.
Friday, August 06, 2021
Edith Murway holds the Guinness World Record for oldest competitive weightlifter. She turns 100 on Sunday. Murway started powerlifting at 91.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
A copy of Nintendo's Super Mario 64 sold for $1.56 million at auction, breaking the record for most expensive video game. "I was ... a bit blindsided," says Valarie McLeckie of the auction house.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The painting is expected to sell for thousands of dollars. The unnamed seller, who found the painting at a donation center in Canada, paid $4.09.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Maryland intellectual and free Black man Benjamin Banneker's observations about cicadas' 17-year life cycle were among the earliest known to be documented. But that work is rarely credited.
Monday, March 29, 2021
For many small museums across the country, it's been over a year since their doors have been open to visitors, putting them in the same life-or-death situation as much of the rest of the arts sector.
Monday, March 29, 2021
The pandemic has meant life or death for cultural centers across the country. But it's been especially tough on small museums.
Friday, March 19, 2021
Composer Angélica Negrón collaborates with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' winner Sasha Velour on a 10-minute film featuring original music, in a project for Opera Philadelphia.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck as much as math, thanks to Yunseo Choi. The 18-year-old came up with a matching theory that can be applied to people looking for a life partner.
Monday, January 11, 2021
This car choir solution is one that accomplished baritone David Newman came up with so that ensembles could sing "together." The method uses microphones, a mixer, an FM transmitter and car radios.
Friday, December 25, 2020
Whether it was discovering new uses for pantry staples or learning to bake bread at home, many people got acquainted with their kitchens during the pandemic.
Monday, December 14, 2020
Staying warm is a skill, says adventurer Blair Braverman. Even if you're not about to dogsled across Alaska, she has some suggestions for staying comfortable during lower-stakes outdoor fun.
Friday, October 02, 2020
Online voting for the fattest bear at Katmai National Park is on, as the chunks race to get big before hibernation.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
During the pandemic, people are using the green space in Dupont Circle, a historic traffic circle downtown, for picnicking and dancing. Parks across D.C. are drawing crowds normally seen on weekends.