[Vision2020] Fw:A Plastic-Eating Fungus, The Race to Save Syria's Treasures, Cave-Bound Glowworms and More

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Subject: A Plastic-Eating Fungus, The Race to Save Syria's Treasures, Cave-Bound Glowworms and More
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 The Race to Save Syria's Archaeological Treasures

 What Happens to a Town's Cultural Identity as Its Namesake Glacier Melts?

 The Lincoln Memorial Is Getting a Makeover

 Watch a Stunning Time-Lapse of Cave-Bound Glowworms

 The Federal Highway Administration Says Stop to Crosswalk Art


 Researchers Say Culling Koalas May Save Them From Chlamydia

 Chow Down on a Plastic-Eating Fungus

 “Mermaid Ivory” Stirs Controversy Over How Extinct Species Are Studied

 How a German Archaeologist Rediscovered in Iran the Tomb of Cyrus

 Messy Kitchens Could Make You Eat More

 A Ban on Salamanders Is Just Part of the Fight Against This Deadly Fungus

 This Unfinished Film Highlights the Daily Lives of Black Americans in the 1960s

 Rent a Recreation of Van Gogh’s Bedroom and Other Artistic Airbnbs


 In 1923, the tomb of King Tutankhamun was unsealed for the first time in modern history. Opening the best-preserved and most intact pharaoh's tomb in the Valley of Kings proved to be a watershed moment for Egyptian excavation.

Get an inside look at notes from famed archaeologist Howard Carter's diary when he first discovered the ancient tomb.

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 "Three Men Sleeping Under a Mosquito Net."
Photo by Tamina-Florentine Zuch

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