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The longest — and probably largest — proof of our current climate catastrophe ever caught on camera.

This article originally appeared on 11.04.15 Photographer James Balog and his crew were hanging out near a glacier when their camera captured something extraordinary. They were in Greenland, gathering footage from the time-lapse they’d positioned all around the Arctic Circle for the last several years. They were also there to shoot scenes for a documentary. […]

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Perspective | Lydia Jacoby, 17-year-old bluegrass musician, delivers the most stirring upset of the Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Swimming – Women’s 100m Breaststroke – Medal Ceremony – Tokyo Aquatics Centre – Tokyo, Japan – July 27, 2021. Lydia Jacoby of the United States poses on the podium with the gold medal REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach The family from Seward, Alaska, planned to visit the Olympics as fans last year. This year, […]

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Viral post thoughtfully reexamines Kerri Strug’s iconic broken ankle vault at 1996 Olympics

Simone Biles withdrawing from the team final in the Tokyo Olympics and subsequently withdrawing from the individual all-around finals after getting a case of the “twisties” has the world talking. She’s received overwhelming support as well as overwhelming criticism for the move, with some praising her for recognizing her limits and others blasting her for […]