The Bill of the Century - The Morning News


The Civil Rights Act, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, changed the shape of American society. The story of how it finally passed is just as remarkable.

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The Promise of Smart Drugs - Pacific Standard


Drugs are bad m’kay.

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The Lethality of Loneliness - The New Republic


Just overflowing with interesting behavioral science research.

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Race Without Color - Discover Magazine


by Jared Diamond

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The New Science of Evolutionary Forecasting | Quanta Magazine


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A Gripping Dispatch From Africa's Scariest Conflict - The New Republic


The Central African Republic, a poltico-religious war with no end in sight.

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Destroy All Monsters - The New Inquiry


What Godzilla is really about.

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Prison Is a Great Place to Get Reading Done - New Yorker


10 years and 1,046 books later.

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The History of Mana: How an Austronesian Concept Became a Video Game Mechanic—Vol. 2, No. 2


How did an Austronesian term get built into the design of video games and become a global phenomenon?

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The Physiological and Psychological Effects of Modern Day Pornography


Maybe a little biased but extensively sourced. Plus, you should know these things.

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In the Violent Favelas of Brazil - New York Review of Books


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The Dark and Dangerous World of Extreme Cavers - The New Yorker


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Cloudy With a Chance Of... - The Economist


A short description of some prevailing phenomena in the weather system.

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The Quantum Mechanics of Fate - Nautilus


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Inside Monopoly's Secret War Against the Third Reich - Eurogamer


Tinker, tailor, soldier, real estate agent.

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