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Be Very Afraid of Ticks

The threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family.

Almost Half of America’s Biggest Cities Are Basically Built Like Giant Suburbs

Chris Christie’s Speeches Are a Form of Performance Art

Drowning Kids Don’t Yell. Or Wave. Or Splash.

Here’s what to look for instead.

The Legacy of Targaryen Bad Decisions, Explained

Future Tense

Buzz Kill

It’s an extraordinarily difficult time to be a beekeeper.

Sports Nut

How Things Break

Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.

The Heartbreak of Finding Out That All Your Bees Died Over the Winter

Ali-Liston 50 Years Later: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Sports Photo of All Time

Three Teachers on How They Think Teachers Should Be Evaluated

Photos of the Bedrooms of Fallen Soldiers

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