In June 2015, Alia Wong wrote about the educational benefits of the beloved show.
The year you were born, Diane Schulder wrote about how the law deals more harshly with women than with men.
In April 2013, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote about how Jordan's current king, Abdullah II, is responding to the social and political transformations reshaping the Middle East.
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Risky Business was released in 1983.
In July 2011, Alan Taylor published a photo essay about the Space Shuttle program.
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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.
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In September 2015, Adam Chandler wrote about Mariah Carey, activism, and SodaStream in Israel.
In September 2010, Niraj Chokshi noted how little the browser interface had changed since 1993.
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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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