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Remember the Oceans!

The most important consequence of the Paris climate talks will be the fate of the oceans.

Now Is the Perfect Moment for the Pope to End the Church’s Ban on Condoms

Today’s Immigration Debate Is As Old As the Country Itself. Just Look at The Federalist No. 2.

Creed Breathes New Life Into the Rocky Franchise

How the Dutch Keep Their Underpasses From Looking Dull

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Snobs vs. Slobs

Why do all the great in-state college football rivalries seem to pit the highfalutin’ against the hayseeds?


The Road Trip That Made the Modern American Highway Possible

How a group of enterprising auto executives convinced the nation to pave its dusty paths. 

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How a Group of Enterprising Auto Executives Convinced America We Needed a Highway System

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