Friday, 20 September 2019

Travel: Explore America’s most walkable cities, try food on a stick at a massive state fair, and more

Travel: Explore America's most walkable cities, try food on a stick at a massive state fair, and more




Plus: Eat, drink, and herd cattle at an Austrian mountain festival, explore the Blue Ridge Mountains, and more.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌    ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  
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September 17, 2019
five ways to explore
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1. Hike epic—and historic—trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Here's your expert guide to Shenandoah National Park and its surprising history.
soak up the sun
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PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL O'LEARY, THE WASHINGTON POST/GETTY IMAGES
2. Explore America's most walkable cities
From Portland to New Orleans to Washington, D.C., slow down for the perfect stroll in these beautiful cities.
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PHOTOGRAPH BY HRISTINA ANZENBERGER FINK & TONI ANZENBERGER, ANZENBERGER AGENCY/REDUX
3. Eat, drink, and herd cattle at this Austrian festival
The centuries-old tradition parades thousands of bovines from mountain pastures back home to foothill farms.
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PHOTOGRAPH BY JENN ACKERMAN AND TIM GRUBER
4. Taste the most absurd delicacies at the Minnesota State Fair
This massive end-of-summer gathering celebrates Midwestern agriculture, industry, and foods on a stick.
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5. Reimagine what sustainability looks like in fashion
Avid traveler, author, and podcast host Kamea Chayne helps people make environmentally conscious choices.
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Science & Environment: Strange waves pulsing through U.S., trouble for songbirds, and more

Science & Environment: Strange waves pulsing through U.S., trouble for songbirds, and more


Plus: The last day of the dinosaurs revealed in stunning detail.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌    ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  
This week's latest in Science and Environment
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In this edition: Alaska's birds battle the oil industry, alien water is found, and scientists take a new look at the last day dinosaurs reigned.
Photograph by Ed Kashi, VII/Redux
      Movers and Shakers     
Mysterious waves have been pulsing across Oklahoma
Throughout the summer, strange pulsing waves swept hundreds of miles across Oklahoma. The signals grew in intensity and spread, sometimes buzzing for more than 20 minutes at a time. Now, researchers have finally located the source—and unearthed fresh mysteries about how energy moves through land and air. Follow along as our reporter Maya Wei-Haas take you through the twists and turns of this scientific rabbit-hole—and learn exclusive details about the seismic mystery.
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FURTHER: Hidden earthquake risk found lurking beneath Los Angeles +
      Starving birds     
Huge decline in songbirds linked to an insecticide
A common pesticide acts like an appetite suppressant for birds, making them lose weight within hours.
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      Starstruck     
Water found in an alien planet's atmosphere
The wet world is the first of its kind known in a star's habitable zone—but it's no Earth twin.
Dive in
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To say that we're looking at something that happened the day the impact happened 66 million years ago, that's a kind of resolution that we almost never see in geology.
Jennifer Anderson, geologist at Winona State University
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Photograph by Kiliii YĆ¼yan, Earth Justice
      Open for business     
Alaska's last vast wild place is open for drilling
Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve, where millions of birds come to nest and raise their young, is now under threat from petroleum development.
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FURTHER: What happens when seabirds eat plastic? +
      Ancient History     
Lost continent revealed in new reconstruction of geologic history
A highly detailed re-creation of the past 240 million years shows the tale of an ancient continent dubbed Greater Adria.
turn back the clock
      Starstruck     
Bizarre comet from another star system detected
Discovered by an amateur astronomer, the inbound object is only the second of its kind yet detected.
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Photograph by Carl de Souza, AFP/Getty Images
      Amazon in peril     
Amazon fish species at risk if fires destroy river habitat
The fires burning through the Brazilian Amazon are a threat to the fish that rely on forest flooding to survive, raising fears the fish will be lost.
see the impact
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FURTHER: Inside the faltering fight against illegal Amazon logging +
What We're REading
This new device harvests energy in darkness. (The New York Times)  ››
Apple's plan to end mining is getting a lot of buzz. Do they deserve it? (Gizmodo)  ››
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