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Craig Pittman | Tampa Bay Times
Florida is undergoing a mermaid revolution. Read about the new industry Floridians are embracing.
Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, and William Wan | The Washington Post
China seeks to surpass the United States in attracting the best and brightest scientific researchers, notes Guarino, Rauhala, and Wan in The Washington Post.
Kaleigh Rogers | Vice Motherboard
Rogers discusses how a growing share of individuals are learning how to fix their own devices and how this could actually bring RadioShack franchises back to business.
Coleman Hughes | The Quillette
What do music, freedom, morality, and history all have in common? Hughes explores in his piece for The Quillette.
Tera W. Hunter | The New York Times
The act of separating migrant mothers from their children holds a long and brutal history in the United States.
Christian Petersen | BBC
Tucked away between the freezing shores of Iceland and Norway is a small archipelago with a little over 50,000 residents gets connected to the rest of the world through the internet.
Alexandra Alter | The New York Times
Esteemed author Michael Lewis takes a historical leap, becoming the first magazine writer to publish a feature only as an audiobook.
Matina Stevis-Gridneff | The Wall Street Journal
As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Ethiopia seeks to liberalize some of its assets once under near-total state control.
Ed Yong | The Atlantic
Is Australia accidentally hurting native species by moving them from their native environments? Yong explores this week in The Atlantic.
Shannon Najmabadi | The Texas Tribune
Read about how the McHaneys filed a lawsuit to overcome state regulations that caused them quite the pickle.
Noah Feldman | Bloomberg
Explore the history of trade wars in the US, dating back to the nation’s founding.