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  • Author launches book to audience of 4,000 penguins

    Author launches book to audience of 4,000 penguins
    Talk about a cold audience.
  • Decrepit desert water park may find new life

    Decrepit desert water park may find new life
    Few sites are sadder, existentially so, than an abandoned amusement park. Once a place of fun and frivolity, magic moments and cherished memories, it gets reduced through time and neglect to a wind-swept shell of itself, a crumbling monument to the...

    Ask Tom: Why is the South Pole colder than the North Pole?

    Dear Tom, Why is it colder at the South Pole than at the North Pole? Both are equidistant from the equator. George Wolfert Dear George, The South Pole climate is about 65 degrees lower than its northern counterpart. Average summer and winter...

    Q&A: Shaun Rein, China expert, on why the nation has traded copying for innovation

    For years, American firms far and wide have bemoaned Chinese copycats. But these days, the water-cooler chatter in Silicon Valley has turned to the meteoric rise of Alibaba, which in September sparked the world's largest IPO. With millions of users and...

    Review: 'Antarctica: A Year on Ice'

    Review: 'Antarctica: A Year on Ice'
    Filmmaker Anthony Powell has, he says, spent most of his adult life in Antarctica, living at the bottom of the world for more than 100 months (including nine very cold winters) spread out over a 15-year period. What his friends back home in New...