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Walk Through the Solar System on the National Mall

The next time you’re in Washington DC with your family, why not take a walk through the solar system? It’s not the first to-scale walking model of the solar system in existence (that honor, I think, goes to the Carl Sagan Planet Walk in Ithaca,

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St. John’s Wort and I, Bent

As winter turned to spring a year ago, I looked at the flattened form of a St. John’s Wort bush I had planted the year before. Leafless and listless, it seemed utterly broken by the weight of the season’s snow. Looking at that plant laid

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!