Miles Schneiderman

Inside science fiction’s compassionate revolution

The science fiction and fantasy genre, which concerns itself so frequently with distant stars and imaginary lands, has become a space in which the prominence of women, people of color, and LGBTQ people most closely mirrors real-world America.

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Pollinator Power: Meet 5 People Working to Save the Bees

Marla Spivak: Breeding Bees to Detect Disease

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5 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow in Your Backyard

At its core, most of medicine is still herbology, according to Dr. Jenn Dazey, naturopathic physician at Bastyr University's Department of Botanical Medicine. And growing your own medicinal garden is easier than it might seem. In fact, you might already have one. Many common culinary herbs have a long history as traditional medicines.

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Sweden's Remarkable Lack of Garbage and 22 Other Astounding Facts About Our World Today

Number of bike trips in the United States in 2001: 3,314,000,000

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