In March 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the next stage in Amazon's commercial revolution.
In February 1978, Patricia Painton wrote about the changing face of French politics, at a time when Chirac's party appeared to be in decline.
The year you were born, Gina Maranto wrote about women who put off trying to have children until their mid-thirties, and the reasons society should enable them to delay their careers instead of their childbearing.
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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.
In June 2013, Michael Anthony Adams wrote about how the video-sharing service has helped fill a void in his life—and the lives of many other young viewers.
Modern Family premiered in 2008.
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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.
On May 1, 2013, Alexander Abad-Santos and Dashiell Bennett wrote that the arrests.
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In October 2016, Robert O'Connell offered fans advice about how to enjoy the ongoing NBA season, despite its predictable conclusion.
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