In April 2013, Megan Garber wrote about the swift and spiteful final push to invent the cell phone.
The year you were born, Fred Harris wrote about Harlan County, Kentucky, home of some of America's richest natural resources—and some of its poorest people.
In January 2016, Jacob Weisberg wrote about how Reagan and Gorbachev failed to completely eliminate the American and Soviet nuclear arsenals.
Some Kind of Wonderful was released in 1987.
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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 August 2011, Jamie Holmes wrote about how texting is the driving force behind technology-enabled changes in commerce, crime, political participation, and governing in the developing world.
In June 2014, Megan Garber wrote about the complicated creative process that shaped the film.
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In June 2013, Esther Zuckerman wrote about the need for a female-led superhero film.
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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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