M. A. DeWolfe Howe

  • The Spell of Whitman

    "It is to be recognized that the spell is not, and cannot be, universal. Multitudes have shown themselves, and other multitudes will remain, immune to it."

  • The "Literary Centre"

    "The assertion that Boston was the literary center during the period in which American literature acquired a shelf of its own in the library of the race is hardly open to dispute."

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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