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New Kind of Aurora Is Not an Aurora At All

Thin ribbons of purple and white light that sometimes appear in the night sky were dubbed a new type of aurora when brought to scientists’ attention in 2016. But new…

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Why Hong Kong Loves the IB Exams

In academics, Hong Kong is known for its love of the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. Every year, thousands of its students work hard in an effort to score top grades.…

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All You Need to Know About the Milky Way

For thousands of years, people have been puzzling over the milky strip that extends across the entire firmament. In the modern era, Galileo Galilei discovered that this Milky Way consists…

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The Hidden Environmental Consequences of Tax Havens

The release of the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers exposed how multinationals, politicians, and the wealthy use offshore tax havens to conceal their wealth and money flows, and reduce their exposure to…

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Virtual Reality Therapy for Mental Health Issues

As early as the 1990s, mental health professionals started to explore virtual reality as a tool to treat psychological problems. The first scientific study on the topic was conducted in…