Danielle Chiriguayo

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The rekindling of fire lookout towers

Oct 26, 2018
How one state is reinvesting in a century old method to fight wildfires.
A fire lookout tower in Pennsylvania.
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How much economic influence do you think tech companies have?

Oct 19, 2018
78 percent of Americans think it's a great deal. But what exactly does that mean?
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Brett Kavanaugh and the missing women on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Sep 26, 2018
Fundamental questions about workplace diversity and privilege are playing out in Congress as the Judiciary Committee meets to consider the Supreme Court nomination.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by Chuck Grassley, rear, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, during his confirmation hearing to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 4.
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"Mamma Mia!" The numbers behind the music

Jul 20, 2018
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (a listicle after midnight)
Swedish pop group ABBA gives the thumbs up after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with "Waterloo" in 1974. Left to right: Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson.
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The extraordinary power of Comic-Con and pop culture

Jul 20, 2018
Comic-Con International: San Diego has been a mainstay for over 40 years. Why is that?
Comic fans wait outside before the start of Comic-Con International: San Diego 2010.
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Ten years later, what we learned from WALL-E

“It's a wicked satire of American consumerism and of environmental degradation, but it also has this cheerful little character," according to sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson.
Wall-E arrives at the world premiere of Disney-Pixar's film Wall-E held at the Greek Theater on June 21, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. 
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