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No one predicted that the invention of the solid-body electric guitar would lead to the rise of rock ‘n’ roll, not even the people who popularized it. Read More...

America’s murder rate has plummeted over the last 20 years. What caused that drop? And why don’t Americans feel safer? Read More...

Remember how broken up you were at the end of “The Notebook”? There’s a biological reason for that. Read More...

It takes more than a clever hashtag to get your cause rolling. We take a look at how to make real change in America. Read More...

A prominent social psychologist believes young people are being coddled. Here’s why. Read More...

Nobody thought a channel dedicated entirely to cooking would succeed. But as the Food Network grew to enormous heights, it produced some of the biggest names in television. Read More...

Hungry for information? Then learn about the history of the American restaurant. Read More...

Up until the early 20th century, it was relatively easy to immigrate to the U.S. What changed? Read More...

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the southern border of the U.S. How might that kind of trauma stay with the kids long after they’ve been reunited with their families? Read More...

Human rights are hotly-debated, but when did that debate begin? UCLA’s Lynn Hunt talks about what might have been the formative moment for human rights - and how we’re constantly changing our definition of equality. Read More...

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