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 May 2002, Richard Todd wrote about visiting Disney World.
Revenge of the Nerds was released in 1984.
In January 2016, Shirley Phillips wrote about when pilots know that it's safer to stay on the ground.
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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 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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