The Last Male Rhino And The Return Of An Extinct Monkey

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Extinct means “vanished, lost, died out, no longer existing, no longer extant, wiped out, destroyed, gone.” That’s why the recent news that there’s only one male northern white rhino left in the world sadly means that extinction is imminent. Then again, the same thing was said about the Bouvier’s red colobus monkey which had not been seen since the 1970s but was rediscovered this year. Could there be male northern white rhinos hiding somewhere too?

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The Story of a Rookie Mistake, a Redesign, and an Accidental Middle Finger to Google

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This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Agency Post. To read more content like this, subscribe to Agency Post. I made a big mistake

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What Life Is Like on the Micronation of Sealand: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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Flickr/octal Tweet us your favorites with #Cityreads. "I Rule My Own Ocean Micronation," Rose Eveleth, BBC Future Michael Bates grew up seven nautical miles off the coast of England, on a platform made of concrete and metal

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A Transit-Themed World’s Fair May Be Coming to Los Angeles

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A rendering of a potential Los Angeles World's Fair pavilion. (LAWF) When the writer Henry Adams visited the 1893 Chicago's World's Fair, he found his reaction to it "uncommonly complicated." He wrote to his friend Lucy Baxter: A pure white temple, on the pure blue sea, with an Italian sky, all vast and beautiful as the world never saw it before, and in it the most astounding, confused, bewildering mass of art and industry, without a sign that there was any connection, relation or harmony or understanding of the relations of anything anywhere

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A Transit-Themed World’s Fair May Be Coming to Los Angeles

A rendering of a potential Los Angeles World's Fair pavilion. (LAWF) When the writer Henry Adams visited the 1893 Chicago's World's Fair, he found his reaction to it "uncommonly complicated." He wrote to his friend Lucy Baxter: A pure white temple, on the pure blue sea, with an Italian sky, all vast and beautiful as the world never saw it before, and in it the most astounding, confused, bewildering mass of art and industry, without a sign that there was any connection, relation or harmony or understanding of the relations of anything anywhere

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Worms Rain Down on Norway and No One Knows Why

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Send your “early bird” jokes to Norway where half the country could use a cheering up after being covered by a rain of live earthworms. Scientists and meteorologists are at a loss when asked for a cause by Norwegians wiping worms from their windows and Winnebagos and wondering if the Icelandic worm monster known as Lagarfljót has learned to fly and reproduce. The worms were first reported by Karstein Erstad who encountered them on April 12 while skiing in the mountains outside Bergen on the western coast of southern Norway

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In Gentrifying Neighborhoods, ‘Diversity’ Can Be Decorative

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Graffiti in Washington, D.C. (Flickr/Veronica Olivotto) If you look up my D.C. neighborhood on Craigslist or AirBnb, it's often going to be tagged with the word "diverse." Mexican and Salvadoran restaurants are sprinkled around, and you frequently hear Spanish on the streets.

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A Dark D.C. Underpass Gets the ‘Rain Room’ Treatment

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NoMA Business Improvement District Up until a few years ago, no one lived in the Washington, D.C., neighborhood that's now called NoMa. Hell, up until a few years ago, the office mid-rises and mixed residential buildings that dominate the area north of Union Station simply weren't there.

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These Landing Page Flaws Could Be Hurting Your Conversion Rates [Infographic]

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Lead generation is a major component of inbound marketing. It's an exchange of information: You offer people valuable content, and they offer you valuable information about themselves, like their name, email address, and company.

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Bing, Yahoo and Google: Can Your SEO Strategy Remain the Same for All Three?

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Most people believe that if you are ranking well with Google, you must be doing well with Bing and Yahoo, but that is just not the case. Unfortunately, I found that most of the blog posts on this topic were favoring one search engine over another.

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