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Venomous yellow scorpions are moving into Brazil’s big cities – and...

Hamilton Coimbra Carvalho, Universidade de Sao Paulo I live in São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil, home to some 12 million people – 20...

Parks help cities – but only if people use them

Thaisa Way, University of Washington In cities, access to parks is strongly linked with better health for both people and neighborhoods. Children suffer higher rates of...

MLK’s vision matters today for the 43 million Americans living in...

Joshua F.J. Inwood, Pennsylvania State University On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, while fighting for a 10-cent wage increase...

In Rio’s bulldozed _favelas,_ echoes of America’s shantytowns

Lisa Goff, University of Virginia The 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see a dazzling city, miles...

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3 lessons for today’s teachers and students from coach Vince Lombardi

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University This Dec. 21 marks the 50th anniversary of the last football game Vince Lombardi ever coached. Remembered primarily as the helmsman...