Bikes, bowling balls, and the delicate balancing act that is modern recycling

Video by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) Update: It’s New Year’s eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with some joy rides and whatever that choose-your-own Black Mirror thing is). As such, we’re resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives appropriate for the occasion—like this tour of a facility that will …

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What Americans Taught Us About ‘Risking It’ Without Insurance in 2018

For many Americans, 2018 was the year that health care reached a breaking point. Insurance was still too expensive to buy. It didn’t cover nearly enough. And as the country’s politics festered, the government once again failed to solve the insurance conundrum, even as a large majority of Americans who flocked to voting booths said …

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