NOT DUMBO Prominent ears on children and teenagers weren’t judged negatively by adult observers, a small study found.
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STICK THE LANDINGDespite worries that dust might swallow their lunar spacecraft, Buzz Aldrin (pictured above) and Neil Armstrong safely landed and explored the moon's surface during the Apollo 11 mission.
TAHITIAN FLORA In 1768, James Cook led an expedition to Tahiti, during which a botanist collected tropical plants. Shown is one of 24 prints now on display in Hawaii, made from engravings of the plants by an 18th century artist.
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Simon Head argues that computer business systems leave middle managers and workers with little creative latitude. They acquire fewer skills and their wages stagnate, hurting their job quality and buying power.