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July 19, 2014

"Who Cares That One Woman Is Dead?" a Pakistani Love Story

The snake had been eating the crow's eggs every day for weeks. "So she taught him a lesson," 12-year-old Taj said, pointing to the skeleton, the ribs of the snake curled up like a question mark. "You know, crows never forget a face." I asked him how he knew that. "My... continue

July 13, 2014

What Brought Us to the Planet of the Apes?

How long has this monkeying around been going on? Are we only now at the "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"? It's confusing, enough to make you feel more hominid than human. After all, in 1968, in "Planet of the Apes," where the ape characters were Kim Hunter and Roddy McDowall in monkey heads,... continue

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