by Steven Hale
From The Guardian: Polar bear attacks: scientists warn of fresh dangers in warming Arctic
From The New York Times: Ben Stiller Discusses ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’
From Slate: The Sky May Be Filled with Earth-like Planets
For political junkies, here are two excerpts from Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's much-anticipated Double Down: Game Change 2012:
From New York: The Intervention: "He’d blown the first debate. Now he was on the verge of blowing the second and risking his reelection. In an excerpt from their new book, Double Down, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann describe the moment when a president was talked away from the edge."
From Time: The Hunt for Pufferfish: "During the 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt Romney ranked Chris Christie among the final contenders to be his running mate. That is until the Republican nominee started digging into the New Jersey governor’s record."
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