In April 2014, Eric Levenson looked back on the games that popularized handheld gaming.
In October 2013, Mikhail Sokolov and Anastasia Kirilenko wrote about how protests against Boris Yeltsin nearly led to war in Russia.
The year you were born, Bernard Lewis wrote about the origins of the resentment felt by some Muslims toward the West.
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The conflicts and displacements touched off around the world by the attacks have been reverberating for the majority of your life. “This ‘war’ [on terrorism] will never be over,” wrote James Fallows, a few years after the towers fell.
Agent Cody Banks was released in 2003.
In January 2013, Rebecca Greenfield wrote that the future of the iTunes Store lies not in music, but in apps.
In October 2015, Garry Kasparov wrote about Vladimir Putin's rise to power and collusion with Dmitry Medvedev.
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When 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, he ignited a tinderbox of protests that continue to roil the Middle East, and kindled the beginnings of democracy in Tunisia.
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In October 2015, Bourree Lam wrote about Jennifer Lawrence's criticisms of the wage gap.
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