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'Wrong Type of Trees' in Europe Increased Global Warming
Offbeat  (tags: Global Warming, Trees, Environment, Study )

- 7 days ago -
The assumption that planting new forests helps limit climate change has been challenged by a new study. Researchers found that in Europe, trees grown since 1750 have actually increased global warming.
Why Expat Americans Are Giving Up Their Passports
Offbeat  (tags: Expats, Passport, Tax Return, Business, USA )

- 5 days ago -
How does it feel to give up your nationality, to renounce the country you were born in, potentially forfeiting the chance to ever return?
The Vocabularist: When Is a Theory 'Just a Theory'?
Offbeat  (tags: Words, Vocabularist )

- 5 days ago -
A Lancashire headmistress attracted fury with a tweet in which she said "evolution is not a fact; that's why it's called a theory".
I-Wonder: How Does My Memory Measure Up?
Offbeat  (tags: Human Brain, Human Memory )

- 3 days ago -
Exploring the human hard drive, Whether itâEUR(TM)s remembering our route to work, finding the keys we just put down or making sure that birthday card is posted, we all rely on our memories every day.
Donald Trump: Candidate Called a Racist on Saturday Night Live TV
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Trump, Anti-racism group, USA )

- 95 days ago -
US presidential contender Donald Trump's opening monologue on TV comedy show Saturday Night Live was disrupted by a heckler shouting "Racist!".
BBC Correspondents Make US 2016 Election Predictions
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Predictions, BBC correspondents, UK )

- 95 days ago -
It's a year out from the US presidential election. What do BBC reporters think will happen?
The US Inmates Charged Per Night in Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Inmates, Jail, USA )

- 95 days ago -
A widespread practice in the US known as "pay to stay" charges jail inmates a daily fee while they are incarcerated. For those who are in and out of the local county or city lock-ups - particularly those struggling with addiction -
A Republican Party Split in Two
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Politics, Republican Party, Split, USA )

- 97 days ago -
For the chieftains of the Republican Party, Campaign 2016 has hardly gone to script.
Is Ben Carson a Real Front-Runner?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Carson, Polls, Front Runner, USA )

- 97 days ago -
It's been a very good couple of weeks for presidential hopeful Ben Carson.
The Vocabularist: Keep Pushing the Envelope
Offbeat  (tags: Language, Words, Vocabularist )

- 117 days ago -
Vladimir Putin's Syria policy is among the things that have recently been referred to as "pushing the envelope". But where did "velop" come from?
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