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Think of the frogs

By Arlene Getz
August 11, 2015

  An Atelopus elegans tadpole  at the Jambatu Center for Research and Conservation of Amphibians

An Atelopus elegans tadpole at the Jambatu Center for Research and Conservation of Amphibians in Quito, Ecuador, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

These guys do windows too

By Arlene Getz
August 10, 2015
Russian spacewalkers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Mikhail Kornienko, who have identical markings on their spacesuits, work outside the International Space Station in this image from NASA TV July 26, 2010. REUTERS/NASA

Russian spacewalkers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Mikhail Kornienko work outside the International Space Station in this file image from NASA TV July 26, 2010. REUTERS/NASA

Stewart’s farewell

August 6, 2015

  President Barack Obama makes an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama makes an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Listen up

August 5, 2015
An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Europe’s migrant crisis

August 4, 2015
Migrants gather in the Guillaume-Bude secondary school in Paris, France, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Migrants gather in the Guillaume-Bude secondary school in Paris, France, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Summer fun – for pooches

August 3, 2015
Australian Kelpie Abbie catches a wave as she competes in the middle size dog category, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Australian Kelpie Abbie catches a wave as she competes in the middle size dog category, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Fires ravaging California

July 31, 2015
Firefighters work to dig a fire line on the Rocky Fire in Lake County, California July 30, 2015. REUTERS/Max Whittaker

Firefighters work to dig a fire line on the Rocky Fire in Lake County, California July 30, 2015. REUTERS/Max Whittaker

Gliding through the sewage to Olympic glory

July 30, 2015
A garbage-collecting boat in seen at the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A garbage-collecting boat in seen at the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Colonial skeletons

July 29, 2015
Screengrab/REUTERS

Screengrab/REUTERS

 

Your move, Colonial Williamsburg.

Scientists have discovered the remains of four leaders of the first successful English settlement in the New World, over four centuries after they perished. The skeletons, uncovered roughly 80 miles south of Washington, D.C. in the Jamestown settlement, belonged to a group of men who helped guide the nascent colony during its leanest years in the early 1600s.

Rethinking the body art

By Arlene Getz
July 28, 2015

  A tattoo artist works on a piece at the sixth International Tattoo Convention in Medellin June 20, 2015. REUTERS/Fredy Builes

A tattoo artist works on a piece at the sixth International Tattoo Convention in Medellin June 20, 2015. REUTERS/Fredy Builes