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Last weekend, more than 40 swimmers from around the country competed in the inaugural American winter swimming championship in northern Vermont. They swam in a two lane pool cut into an icy lake.
Many coastal communities that harvest shellfish could soon be hurt by ocean acidification, a study finds. The Pacific Northwest and New England are hot spots, as are estuaries along the East Coast.
It's hard to know when to take violent language seriously online. But when Jonathan Hutson saw an anonymous threat to an unnamed school on Twitter, he couldn't let it go.
Tiny patches of Tanzanian farmland contain more rats in nearby forests. These rats are more likely to carry the bacteria that causes the plague in humans.
After a pilot was burned alive by the Islamic State, Jordanians have become much more supportive of its role in the war against the extremist group.