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London Fog, LA Smog

Almost overnight, things that had not been crimes became criminalized in a new Victorian era.

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REPLAY: The Shondaland Revolution

Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder aren’t just popular tv shows–they’re also groundbreaking. Michaela Meyer (Christopher Newport University) says showrunner Shonda Rhimes has changed the way …

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Writing Through

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The Environmental Imagination

Climate change is real, and perhaps imaginations may be our best tool for understanding and keeping up with the changes.

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Everybody’s Gotta Eat

Parents spend a lot of time refereeing. No, you can’t have hot fries and ice cream for dinner. Yes, please, have some more kale. We go to the dinner tables of “natural parents,” who left city life behind to bring kids closer to their food source.

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The Voyage of the USS Albatross

Many of us spent the summer fishing. But could overfishing be changing fish genetics?

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Goodbye My Tribe

We tell ourselves stories in order to survive, says the great novelist Joan Didion. What stories sustain you? This week, we talk about belief.

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The Art of Space

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Swipe Right for Love

For Valentine’s Day, we dispel the four myths about sex, discuss how to find love online, and pair wine and chocolate.

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Enter the Subconscious

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Gerry-rigged

Politicians from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan have called gerrymandering a “cancer on our democracy.” It’s not a new issue, but everything from the way we draw lines to what’s considered legal has changed a lot in recent years.

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Why We Believe What We Believe

Why do people believe weird things? We delve into the psychology behind ghost encounters, anti-vaccine hoaxes, conspiracy theories, and more.

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