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As Germany's secret-police archive shutters, reckoning for its victims continues
A year after Beirut’s horrific port explosion, ‘nobody cares that people died’
A year after Beirut’s horrific port explosion, ‘nobody cares that people died’
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How athletes are going faster, higher, and farther
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Struggling to assess pandemic risks? You’re not alone.

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These national parks facts will shock you
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Spark your sense of wonder in Alberta’s cultural landscapes
The secret life of sake, Japan’s national obsession
The revolutionary idea behind America’s urban trails
Cooling Cities By Throwing Shade
Fewer trees shade the poor neighborhoods of U.S. cities, but increasing the urban canopy involves more than just adding trees.

August 2021 Issue

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Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
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Meet one of Nat Geo’s amazing artists
Rising heat puts the Kalahari’s ecosystem on the edge of survival
In America’s hunger crisis, charities and neighbors are lifelines
The strange phenomenon of ‘space hurricanes,’ decoded
Ocean shark populations are tanking. This is how fast.

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