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Farewell to Stephen Hawking, erosion at Easter Island, Airbnb for luggage and more

1. The Erosion of Easter Island One of the most remote inhabited locations, Easter Island captivates because of the remnants of the ancient civilization it once housed: moai statues and “ahu” platforms, found predominantly along the island’s coast. Many of these iconic relics are actually tombs for the dead. Because of their placement, these artifacts are jeopardized by rising sea levels. More than just the …