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Washington, D.C.: An art and food capital

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, you may already have that Independence Day spirit in you. The one city where that same spirit is possibly the most evident year round is Washington, D.C. Many Bears are already in town for internships on Capitol Hill and in nonprofit organizations. But, our nation’s capital is home not only to gorgeous monuments that you can explore for free, it is also a prime location for artists and foodies to spend a day. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the city.
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Study shows gray whales adapted diet in times of change

A recent study by UC Berkeley and Smithsonian Institution paleontologists on past gray whale diets suggests that researchers should look to how animals survived past events, such as the Ice Age, in order to anticipate how they will deal with such extreme environmental conditions in the future. The study, published
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