In October 2015, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about the disappearance of published content—including a Pulitzer finalist's 34-part investigative series—from the internet.
In April 2012, Alan Taylor published a retrospective photo essay to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bosnian War.
The year you were born, Witold Rybczynski wrote about the history of work and leisure time.
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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 January 2013, Rebecca Greenfield wrote that the future of the iTunes Store lies not in music, but in apps.
Mean Girls was released in 2004.
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In April 2015, Spencer Kornhaber wrote about why physical albums will never die.
In March 2012, Megan McArdle wrote about how corporate culture causes large companies like GM to fail.
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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.
In August 2015, Alakananda Mookerjee wrote about what new Mars colonists would be able to eat—and how they'd grow it.
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