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Saving BASE Jumping’s Most Famous Party

Saving BASE Jumping’s Most Famous Party

Since about 1977, West Virginia’s New River Gorge Bridge has been the site of Bridge Day, an iconic BASE jumping party that’s seen some rough years lately. Will this most storied of adrenaline-junkie events survive?

Did Climate Change Kill a Polar Bear?

Did Climate Change Kill a Polar Bear?

Probably not this time. Eva Holland looks at how a disturbing wildlife image went viral—generating anguish, anger, and confusion about the undeniably warming Arctic.

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