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The Academy of Natural Sciences presents ‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’
A whole new era
‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’ is a new documentary that asks whether we’re in a whole new age of the Earth, thanks to human activity. Lane Blackmer considers a screening and discussion at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences.
A love letter to the City of Philadelphia
Will you wait for me, Philly?
Let’s be honest — no matter where you’re from, once you’ve made Philly your home, nowhere else feels quite the same. Lane Blackmer considers.
How A DNA ethnicity test made me realize I’m American
A vial of spit and a couple of months later, a DNA test revealed my ethnic makeup — but what did it really tell me?
The millennial phenomenon of HBO's 'Girls'
Does Lena Dunham speak for her generation?
The struggles of Millennials, while in some ways similar to the struggle of all generations at this age, are not carbon copies because society has progressed, and the economy has digressed.