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Are We Safer Than When the Northridge Earthquake Shook L.A. 25 Years Ago?

An earthquake expert gives us the lay of the (shaky) land
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More Than a Million Angelenos Are Food Insecure. Here’s What’s Being Done to Change That

Clare Fox of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council tells us what's cooking
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What’s That Up in the Sky? Human Remains (and Other Stuff)

Elysium Space's second Shooting Star Memorial launches today

Where Do Movies Get Their Insects? A Look Inside Bugs Are My Business

Spiders and meal worms and bees—oh my
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A Beach Cleanup Crew Is Tracking Which Brands Are Plastic Pollution’s Worst Offenders

The goal is to reduce trash before it ever ends up on our coastlines
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This Sperm Donor Didn’t Think Much About His Side Gig—Until 20-Plus Children Surfaced

Decades after a stint as a prolific sperm donor, Peter Ellenstein’s biological brood continues to grow
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Two of the Worst Fires in California History Are Burning Right Now

The Mendocino Fire is now considered the largest in state history; the Carr fire is close behind

What’s Being Done to Revive L.A.’s Decimated Abalone Population

"Being slow and tasty is always a liability"