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Abandoned cropland helps make Europe cooler

Credit: CC0 Public Domain If you've ever sat in the cool shade of a tree on a hot summer day, you already know that shaded areas are cooler than open fields. But is that kind of cooling enough to make a difference in the hotter world of the future? When…
bubmag
February 26, 2020
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Berlin starts controversial rent freeze on 1.5 million homes

Government official: Coronavirus vaccine trial starts Monday March 15, 2020 at 10:03 pm BERLIN  — Berlin is freezing the rents of 1.5 million apartments for the next five years starting this Sunday in a controversial move to control the exploding costs that have forced many to move outside Germany’s capital…
bubmag
February 23, 2020
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How Rob Long Went from Cheers to National Review to LSD

Rob Long has been a writer and co-executive producer of the classic sitcom Cheers and other TV shows. A liberal who voted for Walter Mondale back in 1984, he became a conservative after the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Union and started writing for National Review in…
bubmag
February 12, 2020
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Second Cities: Destinations to add onto a trip to Berlin

Welcome to TPG‘s series, Second Cities. The series is designed to help you find smaller or less-popular-but-equally-amazing places to visit no more than a few hours by air or land from your original destination so you can maximize your itinerary. Berlin, with a reputation for being “poor but sexy,” offers…
bubmag
February 9, 2020
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20th Century Headlines Rewritten to Get More Clicks

1905: The Theory of Relativity 1912: The Titanic sinks 1920: Women get the right to vote 1928: The discovery of Penicillin 1929: Wall Street Crash 1945: The End of World War 2 1948: The Berlin Blockade 1955: The Polio vaccine gets adopted throughout the United States 1957: The Soviet Union…
bubmag
February 7, 2020