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Aug 21

Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there?
If the science side of Tumblr can’t explain it, read this. 

Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there?

If the science side of Tumblr can’t explain it, read this

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In the lead up to the 2014 Emmy awards, we’re asking you to vote on the best TV show of the year. True Detective or Breaking Bad? Mad Men or House of Cards? Vote for your favorite in our Pre Emmys bracket today!

In the lead up to the 2014 Emmy awards, we’re asking you to vote on the best TV show of the year. True Detective or Breaking Bad? Mad Men or House of Cards? Vote for your favorite in our Pre Emmys bracket today!

Photo highlights of the day: A hummingbird flies in a garden in Pereira, Colombia. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)
• More of today’s best photos

Photo highlights of the day: A hummingbird flies in a garden in Pereira, Colombia. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

More of today’s best photos

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What Airbnb guests bring to your fridge
With a stream of international visitors come intriguing, peculiar, and sometimes astonishing foods. Henrietta Clancy shares what guests have left in her fridge 
Photo: Adam Mitchinson

What Airbnb guests bring to your fridge

With a stream of international visitors come intriguing, peculiar, and sometimes astonishing foods. Henrietta Clancy shares what guests have left in her fridge 

Photo: Adam Mitchinson

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“Yes, we have a campus rape problem. But we also have a national (and an international) rape problem. Let’s not forget that in the back-to-school rush.” — Jessica Valenti: The scourge of sexual assault infecting our every institution and town can only be solved if we use our empathy and effort at the margins

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Ferguson, 11 days on: “We are sitting on a powder keg” 
"Just about the only thing clear through the fog of noxious gas clouding Ferguson’s streets is the burning, implacable rage of Brown’s peers against the police and their political masters"
• Read our special report 
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Ferguson, 11 days on: “We are sitting on a powder keg” 

"Just about the only thing clear through the fog of noxious gas clouding Ferguson’s streets is the burning, implacable rage of Brown’s peers against the police and their political masters"

Read our special report 

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Aug 20

John Severson founded the world’s first surf culture magazine in 1959, becoming the hero of wave-riders the world over. See more of his work

John Severson founded the world’s first surf culture magazine in 1959, becoming the hero of wave-riders the world over. See more of his work

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Fan Ho is one of Asia’s most beloved street photographers, capturing the spirit of Hong Kong in the 1950s and 60s. His work shows a love of people combined with unexpected, geometric constructions and a sense of drama heightened by use of smoke and light. More
Approaching Shadow, 1954. Photo: Fan Ho/AO Vertical Art Space

Fan Ho is one of Asia’s most beloved street photographers, capturing the spirit of Hong Kong in the 1950s and 60s. His work shows a love of people combined with unexpected, geometric constructions and a sense of drama heightened by use of smoke and light. More

Approaching Shadow, 1954. Photo: Fan Ho/AO Vertical Art Space

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Evacuation orders have been sent to some 13,000 phone numbers as an out-of-control wildfire bears down on a community near Yosemite National Park in central California.
Air tankers and helicopters have been used to tackle the blaze, which is burning near a propane business with 30,000 gallon tanks on the site. 
• Read the full story here
Photo: Eric Paul Zamora/AP

Evacuation orders have been sent to some 13,000 phone numbers as an out-of-control wildfire bears down on a community near Yosemite National Park in central California.

Air tankers and helicopters have been used to tackle the blaze, which is burning near a propane business with 30,000 gallon tanks on the site. 

Read the full story here

Photo: Eric Paul Zamora/AP

(Source: theguardian.com)

The number of migrant bodies recovered by Border Patrol in the southern US nearly doubled from 1998 to 2005, and, after a drop in the late aughts, is on the rise once more.
• Special report: Inside the migrant crisis in south Texas 

The number of migrant bodies recovered by Border Patrol in the southern US nearly doubled from 1998 to 2005, and, after a drop in the late aughts, is on the rise once more.

Special report: Inside the migrant crisis in south Texas 

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