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“Suffragette” And The State Of Modern Feminism

“Suffragette” And The State Of Modern Feminism

Premiering this fall, "Suffragette" reminds us of the sacrifices made for the power many women have today. But are we taking their sacrifices for granted?
25 Vintage Photos Provide A Peek Into Life In East Germany

25 Vintage Photos Provide A Peek Into Life In East Germany

During the Cold War, the Eastern Bloc state was isolated both physically and ideologically from the West. These photos give us a glimpse into life there.
The Photo That Changed The Face Of HIV/AIDS

The Photo That Changed The Face Of HIV/AIDS

In 1990, David Kirby lay on the cusp of death. He would never know that as he lay dying, this photo would transform public perception of HIV/AIDS.
The Philosophies Behind The World’s Biggest Alternative Preschools

The Philosophies Behind The World’s Biggest Alternative Preschools

And you thought that school choice only gets tricky when you apply for colleges.
The Tour De France: Then And Now

The Tour De France: Then And Now

Riding on uneven roads without a helmet? Forced to fix their own bikes without help from anyone else. Here's what's changed at the Tour de France...
History’s Scariest Contraceptive Devices

History’s Scariest Contraceptive Devices

Modern birth control still has its flaws, but at least we no longer live in a world where women are encouraged to shove glass up their vaginas.
War, Women And Sports: A Brief History Of Women’s Baseball

War, Women And Sports: A Brief History Of Women’s Baseball

For just over a decade, American women's baseball provided relief to a nation reeling from war.
The Mask Of Sorrow Hanging Solemnly Over A Former Soviet “Paradise”

The Mask Of Sorrow Hanging Solemnly Over A Former Soviet “Paradise”

The Soviet Union was meant to provide a new politics that provided for all. Today, the Mask of Sorrow serves as an eternal reminder of the Soviet reality.
A Fascinating Chart Of People Who You’d Never Think Were Alive At The Same Time…But Were

A Fascinating Chart Of People Who You’d Never Think Were Alive At The Same Time…But Were

Biggie Smalls was alive at the same time as WHO?
Your World This Week, Volume IV

Your World This Week, Volume IV

The dawn of telemedicine, a brand new dinosaur, crisis averted in Greece (at least for now), and bombings in Afghanistan and Iraq.
As The Bronx Burned, Hip Hop Was Born

As The Bronx Burned, Hip Hop Was Born

Crime and flames engulfed the Bronx in the 1970s. But as the Bronx burned, a new form of music was born.