April 1940

  • New Orleans

    Deep Snow Plantation. Ivanhoe, Mississippi. Dear Elisaveta Andrievna:— When I wrote you last I was just leaving Natchez in my moss-grown…

  • But—I'm a Conservative!

    "Our job is to prove right here in America that democracy means, not destructive wrangling, but effective cooperation in solving our spiritual and economic problems. Can this be too much to hope from American youth?"

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The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

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A Four-Dimensional Tour of Boston

In this groundbreaking video, time moves at multiple speeds within a single frame.

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Who Made Pop Music So Repetitive? You Did.

If pop music is too homogenous, that's because listeners want it that way.

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Stunning GoPro Footage of a Wildfire

In the field with America’s elite Native American firefighting crew

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