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What You Still Don't Know About Abolitionists

History is shaped by actors great and small. When most Americans hear about the destruction of slavery during the Civil War, they think of President …

Historic fossils find new life telling the story of ancient proteins

A few snippets of protein extracted from the fossil of an extinct species of giant beaver are opening a new door in paleoproteomics, the study of …

What the Founding Fathers Really Meant When They Wrote the Second Amendment

<i>Has the Second Amendment been twisted by conservatives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Potter, on Quora.</b><p>The Second Amendment was created so that the states could form militias or …

Where to Eat in Dripping Springs

Out in the Texas Hill Country is Dripping Springs, the once-sleepy hamlet now popping with restaurants and bars. Here is Eater’s guide to <b>dining and drinking in Dripping Springs</b>, from doughnuts, pizza, to fancy dinners. For the purposes of this map, restaurants west of Highway 71 in Oak Hill were …

Persian Wars

The Persian Wars refers to the conflict between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE which involved two invasions by the latter in 490 and 480 …

Ask Ethan: Is The Universe Itself Alive?

You’ve seen the analogies before: how atoms are like solar systems, how the large-scale structure of the Universe are like neurons in a human brain, and how there’s the interesting coincidence that the number of stars in a galaxy, galaxies in the Universe, atoms in a cell, and cells in a living …

Self-awareness

Why Some of the Worst Attacks on Social Science Have Come From Liberals

I first read <i>Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science</i> when I was home for Thanksgiving, and I often left it …

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