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How the Vikings Saved Europe

History teaches us that the Vikings were brutal, thieving invaders, but much of that history was written by Viking victims: European monks. New evidence says otherwise.

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Schizophrenia Isn’t One Disease but Many

In perhaps the most important study in schizophrenia’s history, researchers have identified that it is not a single inherited disorder as previously believed, but rather eight separate genetic disorders.

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10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore

Today’s genre books are full of future dystopias, which only have one weakness: teenagers. And everybody knows that most dystopias are kind of contrived. But here are 10 lessons from real-life rebellions against repressive regimes, that we wish the creators of fictional dystopias would pay attention to.Read more…

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The Holocaust’s Forgotten Roma Victims

More than 500,000 Roma and Sinti were exterminated in the Nazis’ death camps—and it’s time to include them in the official history of the Holocaust.

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The Resilient City

9/11 and toughest months in New York’s history through the eyes of a Rudy Giuliani speechwriter.

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Everyone Remembers the Weather Thirteen Years Ago

When something major happens in our lives, we remember the strangest details. The smell of the car, the music on the radio, what we ate. One of the biggest things that people remember about that day thirteen years ago was the sky. Damn, that was a blue sky. Read more…

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The United States Was Welcoming to White European Immigrants, But Not to Peoples of Color Today

In a profoundly insightful book that explores the history of unfair US immigration policy, Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal, Aviva Chomsky explains how prejudice and the exploitation of inexpensive labor has increasingly shaped immigration law and lives.

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The United States Was Welcoming to White European Immigrants, But Not to Peoples of Color

In a profoundly insightful book that explores the history of unfair US immigration policy, Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal, Aviva Chomsky explains how prejudice and the exploitation of inexpensive labor has increasingly shaped immigration law and lives.

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MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever

The greatest mystery in aviation history continues. If anything of the plane is ever found, it won’t tell investigators much.

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China’s ancient Shaolin Temple seeks media directors to exploit fame

Online ad draws brisk response, reflecting the institution’s exalted place in Chinese history and popular culture

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This Really Is Obama’s Moment of Truth

In a presidency of many ‘critical junctures,’ this time his foreign policy legacy is truly on the line—and if he can lead now on ISIS and Putin, we’ll soon forget his recent history.

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The 100 Best Episodes of the 1994–95 TV Season

Vulture is revisiting the 1994–95 TV season all week long. Joe Adalian makes the case that it was “one of network TV’s last truly great seasons, which means there are a lot of good shows to choose from — but rather than rank the shows, we’re going one step beyond to round up the … More »

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Vote for Us, You Helpless Tramps

A new internal GOP survey suggests the party’s history of demeaning comments and policies is just killing them with women voters.

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How a Real Air War Could Demolish ISIS

History has shown that air power can be a deciding factor in battles, if only the Arab states would use it against ISIS.

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Is Religion Rooted in Our DNA?

A wild new paper draws on ‘Star Wars’ to speculate about whether microbes might cause religious behavior—the latest in a long history of scientific attempts to pathologize belief.

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Living With Disability in the Dark Ages

A newly discovered ancient skeleton showed signs of Down syndrome, yet it was given the same burial as other members of its community. What it tells us about the history of disability.

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So You Want to Rule a Kingdom?

On Monday, a Virginia man proclaimed a piece of land in Sudan a new nation so his daughter could be a princess. Turns out, this isn’t even close to being the weirdest landgrab in history.

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LeBron and Cleveland: The Sequel?

The rumor mill is buzzing that Akron native King James is headed back to his hometown Cavaliers. Let’s hope it’s true, given their wild and crazy history.

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