This Week’s Top Editor Pick
When Alex Honnold decided to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope or safety gear in June 2017, filmmaker and fellow elite climber Jimmy Chin (and crew) were there to capture every move. As Honnold ascended the 3,000-foot granite face, the cinematographers rappelled beside him—in silence—trying to avoid any distraction…
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An exhaustive U.N. report outlines the massive impact human activity has had on the natural world, suggesting that one million…
A recent study revealed that a 160,000-year-old human jawbone discovered in 1980 in a Tibetan cave came from the Denisovans,…
Note: Each post is hand-selected by one of our editors to further explore a 12-Story Library book. Our most recent posts can be found here, but more posts and loads of additional resources can be found on each book’s page.
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Earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, and floods! Hurricanes, plagues, shipwrecks, and oil spills! This series has them all. Disasters are fascinating, awe-inspiring, and scary, all at the same time. Learn the facts about many of the worst disasters in human history. Then get some tips on how to prepare for disasters and stay safe.