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The Time An Elephant Served In World War II …and a lot more about war
Destination Ink: Six of the Best Tattoo Artists From Around the Globe
Details of the money behind Jan. 6 protests continue to emerge
Why people believe Covid conspiracy theories: could folklore hold the answer?
Republican Leaders Could Still Stop Trump. They Just Don’t Want To.
The Facebook Papers
Facebook Papers: ‘History Will Not Judge Us Kindly’
the news (sort of) of the world
the past: a gallery
Being a Human by Charles Foster book review
Vintage: a gallery
Gillian Laub Explores Her Family’s Political Dramas
Ireland’s Coming of Age and Mine
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A Generation of American Men Give Up on College: ‘I Just Feel Lost’
Westarctica, Antarctica: A Micronation With a Mission
They thought the expedition was lost. Then, they spotted a whale almost no one has seen
Americans Want The Government To Act On Climate Change. What’s The Hold-Up?
Science Explains The Reason Why Raking Leaves Is For Suckers
How biological detective work can reveal who engineered a virus
Billions of banknotes are missing. Why does nobody care?
Why Are People Quitting? Burnout’s Just the Tip of the Iceberg
The Best of Banksy’s Political Art
‘Of Fear and Strangers’ Review: The Others
Happy Ending Footsies [adult]
Why The FBI Kept Files On Woody Guthrie
My Father, the Hitman
Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past
Brian May Calls Anti-Vaxxers, Including Eric Clapton, ‘Fruitcakes’
The Forgotten War that Made America a Superpower
Why there are so many species of serpent