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In May 2015, Nicole Starosielski wrote about the underwater network of fiber-optic cables that supports the internet.
The year you were born, Sara Davidson wrote about the Rolling Stones' Grand Tour of Europe, shortly after the Beatles broke up.
In November 1972, Sanford J. Ungar wrote about the Pentagon Papers trial, calling it “a decisive test of the federal government's capacity to control the disclosure of information stamped ‘secret’”.
Revenge of the Nerds was released in 1984.
In July 2013, Megan Garber wrote about the discovery of a new moon for Neptune.
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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 September 2010, Niraj Chokshi noted how little the browser interface had changed since 1993.
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In February 2015, Sophie Gilbert wrote about the optimism and open-heartedness of Parks and Recreation's fictional Pawnee, Indiana.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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