In July 2016, David Sims described the path from Pokémon Red and Blue to Pokémon Go.
The year you were born, Robert D. Kaplan wrote about the troubling long-term prospects for democracy in a post-Cold War world.
In April 2008, Clive Crook took a critical lens to the Kyoto Protocol and what it means for the future of environmental protocols.
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Pretty Little Liars premiered in 2010.
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Just days after the launch, Robinson Meyer wrote about how its online broadcast made it into a cultural event.
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In the July/August 2016 issue of the magazine, Meghan O'Rourke wrote about the history of athleticism and American gymnastics.
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