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Three charged with petty larceny, reckless endangerment

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on the cryptids, immortal jellyfish, and digging.

Flood warnings, record snowfall

Astronaut to spend year in space

U.N. fears release of billions of tons of CO2

Survey of 500 chimps and orangutans

Plane dropped 3,300 feet in seconds

NOAA puts enviro agencies on alert

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on the French Foreign Legion, floods, and running away from your problems.

Struck a rock in the backcountry near Lake Tahoe

Attempt to eradicate invasive rodent

Single engine on way to FAA safety conference

IAE predicts American energy independence

Water levels at record high for the fourth time since 2000

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Dam bust unleashes four-acre pond

Detected 200 miles off the Florida coast

International Ski Federation denies request

Condit Dam demolition complete after nearly 100 years

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Multiple closures across the eastern seaboard

State-of-the-art prosthetic will be tested at Chicago's Willis Tower

Flood waters forcing pests out of subway tunnels

Cargo ship transporting 700 tons of ore

Replica tall ship caught in Hurricane Sandy

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Population booming after a mild winter

Opening dates move up across the Sierras

Guilty of failing to predict a deadly 2009 earthquake

Prince sets goal for 100 percent green energy

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on geoengineering, the ugly side of the Olympics, and nutrition label.

Searcher followed family dog to a nearby creek bed

Commercial flight was diverted to help search for missing boat

The closest planet yet discovered

Citizens no longer need to apply for an exit visa

Link between urbanization and mental illness

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on jumping out of space gondolas, terraforming Venus, and Google Earth.

Couple had to be airlifted by helicopter

A strong storm could mean an early start to the season

Aquarium says they're for captive breeding and research

Couple win woman's weight in beer

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Tourists face fines for eating near monuments

First country on the American continent to pass such a law

Trying to deter increasingly aggressive mountain goats

Kaktovic's annual whale hunt draws number

Husband's remains found after wife was stranded for weeks on mountain road

Will face 30 days on charges of animal cruelty

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Unknown assailant attacks two women with darts

Believed to be hiding out in Harriman State Park

Black market demand for tiger parts leads to tragedy