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In Mexico, ‘It’s Easy to Kill a Journalist’

TIERRA BLANCA, Mexico — The calls come often now: another body discovered, broken and left in rags, felled by bullets. They surface at daytime, midnight and dawn, the deaths keeping to no clock. Members of the tribe gather to pay their respects, the grainy photographs and stripped-down dispatches a testament ...

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It’s Not an Impossible Fish Tank, It’s Just Physics

[embedded content] If you like fish tanks, you might like this neat trick that creates space for the fish to swim above the water level. Beyond being pretty cool, it provides a chance to examine to interesting physics concepts. How Can You Have Water Above the Water Level? The space I’m ...

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A New Weapon in Russia’s Arsenal, and It’s Inflatable

MOSCOW — Deep in the Russian countryside, the grass sways in a late-summer breeze. In the distance, the sun glistens off the golden spires of a village church. It is, to all appearances, a typically Russian scene of imperturbable rural tranquillity. Until a sleek MIG-31 fighter jet suddenly appears in ...

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