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Beyond “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Sunset Boulevard,” what was the transition to talkies really like for Hollywood? Read more....

Even without cars and computers, the Amish have managed to start and grow successful businesses. Read more....

There’s a connection between the Protestant Reformation and Facebook. Niall Ferguson explains. Read More...

During World War II, America employed thousands and thousands of women codebreakers. And their intelligence helped sink countless Japanese and German ships. Read More...

As media outlets continue to struggle, many are analyzing data to figure out what you like and what you hate. Franklin Foer talks about what's next for digital journalism. Read More...

The Walking Dead. The Hunger Games. The Handmaid’s Tale. Why is so much of our most popular science-fiction bleak and depressing? Read More...

What’s the difference between the 2017 Women’s March, and the 1963 March on Washington? Zeynep Tufekci explores protests in an internet age.  Read More...

You probably know him as the man who painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Walter Isaacson tells us there’s a lot more to Leonardo da Vinci than that. Read More...

America has always prided itself on the ability to separate church and state. But that idea has been reimagined with the rise and influence of evangelicals over the last 50 years. We talk with two historians about how this group has influenced the political landscape. Read More...

The average online troll isn’t actually a jerk. One professor found nasty commenters are just average people who might be a little cranky. Read More...

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