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Snow-Covered Mountains Will Become Waterfalls

Chilling scientific modeling shows how snow on mountaintops in the American West will be replaced with rain.

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Atlanta Is Dying: Young, Smart People Are Fleeing Georgia’s Capital City

Why can’t The ATL keep more than 50 percent of Georgia Tech’s graduates? It’s about aspiration, not place-failure.

 

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How NASA Hopes to Better Monitor and Control Our Water Supply in the West

Flying high with the new Airborne Snow Observatory.

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Stop Trying to Be the ‘Next Silicon Valley’

American cities often try to mimic their more economically successful counterparts. A new study suggests that it's time to stop.

Don’t Text and Drive—Especially If You’re Old

A new study shows that texting while driving becomes even more dangerous with age.

Apparently You Can Bring Your Religion to Work

New research says offices that encourage talk of religion actually make for happier workplaces.

Canadian Kids Have a Serious Smoking Problem

Bootleg cigarette sales could be leading Canadian teens to more serious drugs, a recent study finds.

The Big One

One in two United States senators and two in five House members who left office between 1998 and 2004 became lobbyists. November/December 2014

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