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Jun 19, 2013 — The diversity of life on Earth, and its ever-growing complexity, leads many people to think that there must be a purpose to its existence. Commentator Marcelo Gleiser argues that, quite the contrary, the only purpose of life is to preserve itself. There is no hidden hand behind it all.
Jun 19, 2013 — How did we get all the way to World War Z?
Jun 19, 2013 — This was one of the bluegrass band's final concert appearances featuring its current lineup, as singer Nora Jane Struthers and bassist P.J. George are set to leave Bearfoot behind.
Jun 19, 2013 — More interview transcripts from the IRS investigation are released but there's still no evidence of a direct connection to the White House.
Jun 19, 2013 — Obama said he is "confident ... we have struck the right balance" between national security and privacy.
Jun 19, 2013 — As the demonstrations swamped São Paolo, the government tried appease the them by in some cities lowering the bus fare that sparked the unrest.
Jun 19, 2013 — What do you do with something that seems designed only to offend? Ignore it, or say something?
Jun 19, 2013 — Recycling old bottles into new bottles is surprisingly complex. We visited a recycling plant and a bottle factory to see the whole process.
Jun 19, 2013 — Also: Federal Reserve policymakers offer their latest economic forecast today; tens of thousands of Brazilians are still protesting; the AMA declares obesity a disease; and a man pleads guilty to smuggling snakes on a plane.
Jun 19, 2013 — Also: The folly of marathon readings; Tom Wolfe has a new book; VICE apologizes for tasteless photo spread.