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Habitat on the Edges: Making Room for Wildlife in an Urbanized World – BY RICHARD CONNIFF – Yale E360

Efforts to protect biodiversity are now focusing less on preserving pristine areas and more on finding room for wildlife on the margins of human development. As urban areas keep expanding, it is increasingly the only way to allow species to … Continue reading

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Opinion | Why Gina Haspel Is the Best Choice for C.I.A. Director – by John Sipher – NYT

“Ms. Haspel’s role in the post-Sept. 11 counterterrorism fight was both messy and complex. It included terrible mistakes and great successes. The expectation by some politicians and newspaper editors for her to simply label the C.I.A.’s efforts as an immoral … Continue reading

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Opinion | When a Politician and a Lawman Try to Play the Hero- the Lawman Usually Wins – by Gail Collins and Brett Stephens – NYT

Bret Stephens: Gail, I know we need to discuss James Comey’s new book and President Trump’s Twitter neuralgia about it, but I wanted to get your thoughts about the attack in Syria in response to the gas attacks — the … Continue reading

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Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery

From Sarah Brug May 29, 2017 · Instructables · I made an Instructable. Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery I wanted a light at the end of a long dark hallway in my house that would … Continue reading

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Stop Wasting Money and Finally Start a Budget – The New York Times

“There are tons of apps and websites to help you create a budget, but experts say the best way to manage your money is to do it yourself: Doing so gives you complete ownership of your financial decisions, and it … Continue reading

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“Why I am still grateful” op-ed by Peter Wehner – NYT

I am grateful for my family, friends, community, our country, and this wonderful world. I pray every day that we practice good stewardship, as part of our celebration and gratitude for life. “Why I am still grateful,” the op-ed below, … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman Explains Trade and Tariffs – NYT

Paul Krugman took questions from readers about trade after President Trump’s announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Here are his answers to some of the hundreds of questions he received. — By the Editors 1. Literally every small … Continue reading

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Jemera Rone- Investigator Who Bared Human Rights Abuses- Dies at 71 – NYT

A super woman. Jemera Rone, Investigator Who Bared Human Rights Abuses, Dies at 71 Ms. Rone left a legal career on Wall Street to focus on exposing and seeking justice for human rights violations in El Salvador and Sudan. nytimes.com

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Where Were You When Oddvar Bra Broke His Pole? – The New York Times

This bizarre article will give you some insight into why Norway, which was 4 million people, now 5 million, has won more winter olympic medals than any other country in the world. “VANG, Norway — It seems an unlikely event … Continue reading

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The Taming of a Demagogue – by Ross Douthat – NYT

Recent political history has offered few spectacles more depressing than the acquiescence of leading Republican politicians to the rise of Donald Trump. The selection of a nominee for president is an act of moral gravity, and party elites have an … Continue reading

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