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How obsessive artists colorize old photos
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How obsessive artists colorize old photos

You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could

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We need to change how we bury the dead
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We need to change how we bury the dead

When I say “funeral” this is probably what you think of, right? The cemetery, the casket, the gorgeous floral arrangements. Vin Diesel stylishly going two buttons undone on the dress shirt. But what if I told you that other than

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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world
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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

If I showed you this paint chip and asked you to tell me what color it is, what would you say? How about this one? And this one? You probably said blue, purple, and brown — but if your native

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Missing Chapter: A new series about hidden histories
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Missing Chapter: A new series about hidden histories

Hey everyone, I’m Ranjani, here to announce a new series we’re starting called Missing Chapter! The goal of this series is to tell stories that often don’t make it into our history textbooks — that are overlooked or underreported. Our

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All student debt in the US, visualized
How Technicolor changed movies
Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.
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How highways wrecked American cities

It’s hard to picture American cities without the highways running through their core, but highway removal projects, like this one in Boston, can give us a sense of how disruptive it was when the US built huge highways through the

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China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade
Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway