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How the Earth’s tilt creates short, cold January days

Deanna Hence, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Above the equator, winter officially begins in December. But in many areas,...

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the...

Brent Landau, University of Texas at Austin On April 21, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said...

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With the right guiding principles, carbon taxes can work

Gilbert E. Metcalf, Tufts University Like most economists, I favor taxing carbon dioxide to cut carbon pollution. A carbon tax makes fossil fuels like oil and...