Baltimore by Drone

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The Road To Resilience: How Unscientific Innovation Saved Marlin Steel

A little maker of metal baskets shows how U.S. manufacturers can thrive against all comers. By Charles Fishman.

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Fish and hydropower on the U.S. Atlantic coast: failed fisheriespolicies from half-way technologies

On the United States Atlantic Coast, where diadromous fish (those that spend portions of their life cycles in fresh and salt water) have undergone dr...

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Blocked Migration: Fish Ladders On U.S. Dams Are Not Effective

on Fishways on rivers in the U.S. Northeast are failing, with less than 3 percent of one key species making it upriver to their spawnin...

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How to Shuck an Oyster

Two-time national oyster shucking champion George Hastings demonstrates the most common ways to shuck an oyster at Nick's Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant inside Baltimore's Cross Street Market.


Edgar Allan Poe Stories and Poems

A collection of classic works — from "The Tell-Tale Heart" to "The Pit and Pendulum" — by the great American poet, born in Boston, educated in Vir...

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The Americanisation of the English language: a frightfully subtle affair

View on Brits can get rather sniffy about the English language – after all, they originated it. But a Google se...

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Four Tales of Terror

The famous American poet and short story writer (1809-1849) — born in Boston, raised and educated in Virginia, working in New York City and Philadel...

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Revolution 1989: What exactly happened?

How did the mighty Soviet empire collapse so quickly, so completely — and so peacefully? In this presentation at London School of Economics, journal...

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