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    Interactive Web Site Tracks the Global Spread of the Coronavirus: Created and Supported by Johns Hopkins

    Johns Hopkins has created an interactive website that tracks the spread of the coronavirus around the...

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    How Nina Simone Became Hip Hop’s “Secret Weapon”: From Lauryn Hill to Jay Z and Kanye West

    In 1996, the Fugees burst on the scene with “Ready or Not,” and most listeners were...

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    Peanuts Rock: Watch the Peanuts Gang Play Classic Rock Songs by Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey & More

    In a very crowded field, Garren Lazar's comical take on Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody" is a stand-out. Comical in the...

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    Hunter Thompson Died 15 Years Ago: Hear Him Remembered by Tom Wolfe, Johnny Depp, Ralph Steadman, and Others

    Hunter S. Thompson died on February 20, 2005, fifteen years ago, and ever since we've been...

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    How William S. Burroughs Influenced Rock and Roll, from the 1960s to Today

    It can be difficult to know what to do sometimes with adding machine heir and Naked...

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    Electronic Musician Shows How He Uses His Prosthetic Arm to Control a Music Synthesizer with His Thoughts

    The techno-futurist prophets of the late 20th century, from J.G. Ballard to William Gibson to Donna...

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    Moral Philosophy on TV? Pretty Much Pop #32 Judges The Good Place

    Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt discuss Michael Schur's NBC TV show. Is it good?...

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    The City of Nashville Built a Full-Scale Replica of the Parthenon in 1897, and It’s Still Standing Today

    Photo by Mayur Phadtare, via Wikimedia Commons A recent executive order stating that “the classical architectural...

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    New Digital Archive Will Bring Medieval Chants Back to Life: Project Amra Will Feature 300 Digitized Manuscripts and Many Audio Recordings

    Among historians of European Christianity, it long seemed a settled question that Irish Catholicism, the so-called...

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    Watch More Than 400 Classic Korean Films Free Online Thanks to the Korean Film Archive

    Even if you don't know much about Korea, or indeed about film, it's safe to say...

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    Bertrand Russell’s Prison Letters Are Now Digitized & Put Online (1918 – 1961)

    Boethius, Henry David Thoreau, Antonio Gramsci, Martin Luther King, Jr…. It’s possible, if one tried, to...

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    Scientist Creates a Working Rotary Cellphone

    In popular histories of the mobile phone, and of the smartphone in particular, you will rarely...

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    Explore Ancient Athens 3D, a Digital Reconstruction of the Greek City-State at the Height of Its Influence

    Today any of us can go Athens, a city with flavorful food, pleasant weather, a picturesque...

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    The New York Public Library Creates a List of 125 Books That They Love

    The New York Public Library sure knows how to celebrate a quasquicentennial. In honor of its...