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This Superconducting Magnet Has Shattered The Record For World's Strongest

If you want to stick something on your fridge, like really get it stuck on hard there, you might want to talk to the scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. 73 more words


Farewell to a Scoundrel

What Lorin Stein’s resignation from The Paris Review over sexual misconduct reveals about the true index of male power. By Wesley Yang.

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The boat cracks as it pitches on waves
a murder of crows swirls and cascades
yet I can see one splinter of light
so keep rowing with all my might. 215 more words

"Endurance" by Scott Kelly

Young Scott Kelly was a self-described “terrible student.” Then one day, a book caught his eye: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe. “I wasn’t much of a reader—whenever I was assigned to read a book for school, I would barely flip through it, hopelessly bored,” he writes. 649 more words


Distant Diamonds

Diamonds rain on distant worlds

through far-flung light, they’re hurled

as if in a dream, or time-stopped scheme

she sees this sight, this bright delight… 213 more words


Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Director: Rian Johnson Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Following the events of The Force Awakens, the resistance are still fighting against the First Order. 669 more words

Action And Adventure

Climate change made Harvey rainfall 15 percent more intense

A team of scientists from World Weather Attribution, including researchers from Rice University and other institutions in the United States and Europe, have found that human-caused climate change made the record rainfall that fell over Houston during Hurricane Harvey roughly three times more likely and 15 percent more intense. 17 more words