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In November 2010, Cailey Hall wrote about the magic that makes the movie resonate decades after its release.
In May 2016, Matt Vasilogambros wrote about the legacy of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution.
The year you were born, Mervyn Cadwallader wrote about the mores and mishaps that increasingly afflicted love and marriage among young Americans.
Rock 'n' Roll High School was released in 1979.
In August 2012, Robinson Meyer looked at the differences between athletic records set by men and women.
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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 February 2015, Julie Beck wrote about what is lost when websites change or disappear.
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In August 2014, Olga Khazan wrote about a study debunking popular theories about facial symmetry.
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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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