December 1909

  • A Parliament for China

    "Though in theory the Chinese government is absolute, its representatives and agents have never been able to disregard the public opinion of the community in which they were working."

  • Ogrin the Hermit

    Vous qui nous jugez, savez-vous quel boivre nous avons bu sur la mer? 

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The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

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What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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