In April 2013, Megan Garber wrote about the swift and spiteful final push to invent the cell phone.
In July 2015, David Sims wrote about series creator Garry Marshall and the nostalgia his work produced.
The year you were born, Fred Harris wrote about Harlan County, Kentucky, home of some of America's richest natural resources—and some of its poorest people.
Some Kind of Wonderful was released in 1987.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
In April 2012, Alan Taylor published a photo essay to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bosnian War.
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In February 2014, Derek Thompson wrote about the career of Derek Jeter.
In June 2014, Megan Garber wrote about the complicated creative process that shaped the film.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In December 2014, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how the way we see privacy will change over the next decade.
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