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May 6, 2021
May 06, 2021
By Kim Beil
A brief history of trick photography.
April 30, 2021
By Jaime Fuller
Restored appendages, mistaken mummy identities, and old offices.
April 28, 2021
By Emily K. Abel
Factories produced tired workers. A new frontier in fatigue studies followed.
April 26, 2021
By Leopold Froehlich
From adze to umarell, the language of invention.
April 23, 2021
Reclaimed artifacts, an ancient detective, and very old ceilings.
April 21, 2021
By Megan Heffernan
The story of a surprisingly influential sixteenth-century English poetry anthology.
April 19, 2021
By Annie Howard
On the limits, possibilities, and futures in the archive of queer activism.
April 16, 2021
Ancient coronavirus, giraffe-like necks, and medieval dog jobs.
April 13, 2021
By Michael Keen and Joel Slemrod
On the historical inevitability of paying the government.
April 12, 2021
By Karen L. Cox
In the decades after the Civil War, Black Americans warned of the dangers of Confederate monuments.
Whale catches runaway train.
Whale purportedly houses lost sailor in its stomach.
An outdoor gender-reveal party in California sparks a wildfire.
Ancient Egyptian women visit a field of grain daily to determine their babies’ gender.