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  • Istanbul: Increasing numbers of Syrians refugees are pouring into the city of Istanbul. According to the UN, there are 130,000 refugees just on the ... African country of Benin to find out more about these birds . Myanmar: Although opium production is banned in Myanmar, farming ...
  • The day of the interview I really didn't know what to expect. I heard we were going ... a room with my group and listen to a historical lecture of the L.A River. This is not at all what happened! We actually had the ... wasn't so clear, but it was definitely amazing to see the birds in there while it glimmered and shined under the hot sun. Ms. Backlar ...
  • As early as the 1920s the predominantly white residents of Highland Park began looking to other areas of Los Angeles for housing. ... moved out to newer, homogenous communities. This white flight occurred not only in Highland Park, but was seen in many of Los ...
  • The television premiere of this touching documentary takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the amazing world of Huell Howser and his iconic TV series ... roadside attractions. The film explores how his shows were filmed and edited, and includes interviews with Howser's friends, ...
  • ... only slightly after peaking in April, and more than half of the carcasses showed signs of injury from the plant's concentrated ... open lands in the West that catch small insects in flight , and a Lapland longspur, a small songbird generally found in the ...
  • Esther Duflo won a " Genius Grant." She's director of development economics program at the Center for Economic Policy ... latest MacArthur Fellow Program Please Don't Call These Genius Grants Genius Grants have been made public, and at first glance, ...
  • ... applying ink to paper; Photo by Edward Hames; Courtesy of the artist and the Porch Gallery Ojai Asian Accents : This article is part of an ongoing series that explores the diverse range of artistic ...
  • ... Detail from the Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angeles by Paul Rogers,  www.herblester.com In partnership with Boom Magazine   Boom: A Journal of California is a new, cross-disciplinary publication that explores the ... California can and should do more to honor its literary genius loci -- the home of "The Land of Little Rain" author Mary ...
  • ... near the Mojave National Preserve has released photos of a burned bird found on the site in August, and while the images aren't ... damage to feathers on its back side, with the barbs on its flight feathers burned away to the shaft, rendering the bird incapable ...
  • ... of their eyes and the tilt of their heads during flight . "They can look forward, but once they tilt their heads slightly to ... more our infrastructure infringes on animal habitats; it shows just by looking at the local ecology. Analysis of the Audubon ...

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