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by Michelle Konstantinovsky Aug 6 2020
Floriography — the association of flowers with special virtues and sentiments — has been a practice from antiquity to the present day.
by Carrie Tatro Aug 5 2020
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by Alia Hoyt
While luna moths aren't exactly rare, they're hard to find so every encounter seems extra special.
by Jesslyn Shields
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by Alia Hoyt Aug 5 2020
Why Aren't We All on the Same Time Zone?
The world has only had time zones since the late 1800s. Some people think we should eliminate them and have just one universal time instead.
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Voice of America, the U.S. government-controlled media network, has long had a reputation for being a source of unbiased news in contrast to the government-controlled media in countries it reaches. But will that continue?
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