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Parisians are horrified by novel public urinals.

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Boston considers following in Paris’ footsteps and introducing public urinals.

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Lewis H. Lapham talks with Steven Ujifusa, author of Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ship. More

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Water

Volume XI, Number 3 | summer 2018

Miscellany

In an experimental paper published in the International Journal of Nanotechnology in 2016, researchers reported discovering a phase of water that is not solid ice, liquid water, or vapor gas. The fourth state is found at around 50 degrees Celsius and behaves a bit like liquid crystal.

Water is the readiest means of making friends with nature.

—Ludwig Feuerbach, 1841

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