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Finding Your Roots Takes More Than a Simple Search

Henry Louis Gates Jr. has helped dozens of famous folks fill in the blank pages of their family […]

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‘Minding the Gap’ Director Bing Liu on Breaking the Abuse Cycle

You could say “Minding the Gap” is about skateboarding. You’d be right, if only by technicality. The documentary […]

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‘Sound Field’ Will Take Your Music Obsession to the Next Level

Think about your favorite song. Then think about why you love it so much. The answer is probably […]

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Where in the World Should You Travel Next?

As nights get longer and the air gets chillier, you might find yourself longing for far-off destinations. Or, […]

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Delete Your Account? Do These Things If You Can’t

One of 2018’s biggest news stories has been Facebook’s data breaches and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress. […]

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How to Help Someone With an Addiction: Compassion

Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir was a mother of one with a beautiful singing voice, who loved swimming with her […]

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Why America’s Quest for a Superior Human is Left Out of History

Eugenics—a mishmash of the Greek words for “well” and “born”—is a term that conjures up images of Adolf […]

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‘Poldark’ Creator on What We Can Learn From the Show’s Relationships

When we last left the blustery cliffs of Cornwall, unrest ruled. Secrets were everywhere, law and order was […]

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Discovering New (and Old) Worlds Through 3-D Tech

Most of us will never be able to stand in the interior rooms of an ancient temple, climb […]

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Eight Reasons to Visit Mexico But Skip the Resorts

After a recent trip to Europe, I found myself eager to pinpoint my next travel destination—once I recoup […]

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Should we have mandatory military service?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have a national conscription? The U.S. has a long […]

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What’s the Point of Film Festivals?

Film festivals: We hear about them all the time, usually with exotic cities like Cannes, Berlin and Venice […]