January/February 2013

The Atlantic - January/February 2013

How Wall Street could fail again, the dark side of anesthesia, how online dating is destroying marriage, Downton Abbey's ludicrous charm, and more.

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A History of Contraception

In the 16th century, men used linen condoms laced shut with ribbons.

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'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

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What Fifty Shades Left Out

A straightforward guide to BDSM

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