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In March 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the next stage in Amazon's commercial revolution.
The year you were born, Gina Maranto wrote about women who put off trying to have children until their mid-thirties, and the reasons society should enable them to delay their careers instead of their childbearing.
In July 2015, David Rohde wrote about the Srebrenica massacre and how the UN had continued to fail to protect humans from slaughter.
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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 June 2013, Michael Anthony Adams wrote about how the video-sharing service has helped fill a void in his life—and the lives of many other young viewers.
Modern Family premiered in 2008.
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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 September 2013, Jordan Weissmann wrote about how Nokia's cell phone model was not compatible with the current market.
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In October 2016, Robert O'Connell offered fans advice about how to enjoy the ongoing NBA season, despite its predictable conclusion.
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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