The first time I saw Proust’s bedroom, in the Musée Carnavalet, in Paris—a tiny tableau cordoned off by a chain, lined in cork, and crammed with undistinguished, illogically placed furniture—I was struck
Oppression by Omission: The Untold Story of the Women Soldiers Who Dressed and Fought as Men in the Civil War
“Women lived in germ-ridden camps, languished in appalling prisons, and died miserably, but honorably, for their country and their cause just as men did.” Conventional narrative has framed the Civil War
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Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made
Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical. You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never before.
May was a huge month for marijuana reform supporters, with a string of significant wins and important milestones as more and more states lean toward a laissez-faire approach to marijuana. First and foremost,
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