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JULY 2015 Featured Articles
MAPPING THE "BIG BANG" OF BIRD EVOLUTION
" THE FAMILY TREE OF MODERN BIRDS HAS CONFUSED BIOLOGISTS FOR QUITE A LONG TIME, AND THE MOLECULAR DETAILS OF HOW BIRDS ARRIVED AT THE SPECTACULAR BIODIVERSITY OF MORE THAN 10,000 SPECIES IS BARELY KNOWN"--UNTIL NOW.
THE MAN BEHIND THE RISE OF BARACK OBAMA
"THE PRESIDENT PRESENTED [DAVID] AXELROD WITH A BOOK IN WHICH HE HAD WRITTEN, 'THIS BOOK IS A TESTAMENT TO OUR COLLABORATION AND HOW YOU HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THERE TO HELP ME FIND MY VOICE.'"
WHAT GREAT STATESMEN HAVE TO TEACH US
" FROM THE HEROES OF THE PAST WE LEARN AND WHAT THEY TEACH, BY THE EXAMPLE OF THEIR LIVES AND WORDS, HAS THE QUALITY OF TRUTH BY PERSONAL EXAMPLE. THUS, THE GOOD HERO LIVES ON, IN OUR MINDS, IF WE ARE IMAGINATIVE, AND IN OUR ACTIONS, IF WE ARE WISE."
WORLD TRAVEL ON THE CHEAP
"ONCE, I GOT SO LOST THAT THE GPS LADY TOLD ME, 'STOP AND ASK FOR DIRECTIONS,' BUT THAT IS ALL PART OF THE ADVENTURE."

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