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Sketches of Life in a Union POW Camp, by an Anonymous Confederate Prisoner
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Famous Last WordsThe rise of the viral obituary.
What Are the Odds?To learn to think critically, take a statistics class.
The Biggest DonationStudying anatomy taught me that the human body is not magical; it’s beautifully mechanical.
The Secret Technique for Learning How to CodeStep 1: Don’t be intimidated.
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Inside Higher Ed
Her Résumé Is Good, But How’s Her Personality?Colleges are trying to use personality tests to pick their presidents.
What Classes Should I Take?These are the most useful, practical, life-altering, and enriching courses in an ideal catalog.
Bad ActorCollege is a great time to practice feeling incompetent.
Can You Believe It?This news media literacy class would teach people how to sort the true from the false.
How Do You Get People to Trust You?
Texas’ Gay-Bashing Attorney General Is in a Stunning Amount of Legal Trouble
Dreamy Early-20th-Century Photochroms of Scenery in the Swiss Alps
The APA Issued “Aspirational” Guidelines for Transgender Care. What Can They Accomplish?
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An 1863 Recruitment Letter Urging the Formation of Anti-Lincoln Sleeper Cells
Corpse Brides and Ghost Grooms: A Guide to Marrying the Dead
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