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The Wetsuitman On Dagbladet, Anders Fjellberg writes about the baffling mystery of two bodies that washed ashore in separate parts of Europe and led to an exploration of the arduous lives of migrants. Why Baltimore Blew Up In Rolling Stone,

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How will the universe end, and could anything survive? In the BBC Magazine, Alan Parker writes about some possible scenarios for the ultimate demise of all things. How comedy’s war on political correctness went mainstream In the Washington Post, Hunter

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Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses In an 1895 article in the North American Review, Mark Twain writes an unkind review of the literary capabilities of the author of The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper. The Mystery of the Hardy

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The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 On Wired, Joshuah Bearman writes a fascinating article about the underground drug website and the investigation that led to its downfall. The Iceman List On Medium, Tim Carmody analyzes 80s movies and

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The Colorful Stories of 5 Obsolete Art Pigments On Hyperallergic, Allison Meier writes about the origins (and frequent dangers) of paint pigments from yesteryear. The Mysteries of the Masons On Slate, Andrew Burt writes about the unsolved murder of a

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In the beginning On Aeon, Ross Andersen writes a fine article that explains the trouble with inflationary theory, the current state of cosmological thinking that suggests our universe is “one tiny bubble that floats along in a frothy sea”. Satirized

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