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In October 2015, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about the disappearance of published content—including a Pulitzer finalist's 34-part investigative series—from the internet.
The year you were born, Witold Rybczynski wrote about the history of work and leisure time.
In December 2011, Alan Taylor published a photo essay looking back at the fall of the Soviet Union.
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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 2014, Heather Timmons wrote about terrorist attacks casued by ethnic tensions between Uighurs and Han Chinese.
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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 February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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