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October 2015

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Egypt: The Power and the Glory

Ancient Egyptians leveraged a massive shipping, mining and farming economy to propel their civilization forward

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Seeing the Forest and the Trees

He documented human suffering around the world. But now, back in his native Brazil, the renowned photographer is healing the devastated landscape

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Shades of Gray

The Washington State refuge presents an arresting lesson in survival and what it means to be wild

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Hemingway in Love

In a new memoir, one of Hemingway's closest friends reveals how the great writer grappled with the love affair that changed his life and shaped his art

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Curve Ahead

With its origins as a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's vision of Western Expansion, the Arch has become a St. Louis icon

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Stolen Kisses

A new show at the Smithsonian American Art Museum looks back at a photo giant who blurred the lines

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Enough Said

Inspired by an essay by Jorge Luis Borges, computer programmer Jonathan Basile has created a "Library" of Babel

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Alice, Adapted

Alice is 150 years old, and the world is still wondering about her

Gravity's Muse

Albert Einstein's breakthrough from a century ago was out of this world. Now it seems surprisingly down-to-earth

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