Proving once again why he’s the Internet’s favorite scientist, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to weigh in on a classic comic technical question: How much does Mjölnir, Thor’s magic hammer, really weigh?
Roads & Kingdoms
Marooned in the Desert Sixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
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