A pear seedling selection named Bradford was cloned by the gazillion to become the ubiquitous street tree of America’s postwar suburban expansion. Then it turned invasive.
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Parting with end tables was easy. Dismantling my cooking life sliced into my soul a little.
“She’s somewhere between a therapist and Mary Poppins.”
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Previously in the Magazine

A pear seedling selection named Bradford was cloned by the gazillion to become the ubiquitous street tree of America’s postwar suburban expansion. Then it turned invasive.

A journalistic story in unconventional form.

Sea ice thickness has declined substantially in recent decades.

  • Kieran Mulvaney
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  • Sep 5
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Since the ’60s the folk singer has been making music that stirs audiences and calls for change.

The Lumbee of North Carolina don’t fit neatly into any racial categories, but have long been living as Indians. They are still searching for acceptance.

A neuroscientist’s brush with madness.

  • Libby Copeland
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  • Aug 6
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  • Perspective

The narrative of America on display in Washington is shifting ever further toward war.

Personally Yours, a home accessories and gifts shop in Occoquan, VA in July (Richard Steelman)
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