Posted on January 3, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new year means new creative works that have left copyright and entered the public domain. As 2022 wound down,...

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Tagged As: History, NPR

Posted on December 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The classic Christmas gift for someone who's been naughty is a lump of coal. But if you want to put...

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Tagged As: History, Memorabilia

Posted on December 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cutting-edge technology has revealed 1,300-year-old marginalia in a religious text. The Guardian reports that researchers at the Bodleian Library in...

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Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on December 5, 2022 at 9:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Netflix adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover has been out for a few weeks now ... so cue the tie-in...

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Posted on November 29, 2022 at 3:06 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you haven't read Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, you've likely encountered its ideas or even a...

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Tagged As: History, Memoir

Posted on November 23, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Listicles are loved by many, and probably scorned by an equal number of people. So the headline "What If… Listicles...

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Posted on November 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who's the first named author in human history? You might guess one of the ancient Greeks — and you'd be...

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Posted on November 21, 2022 at 3:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of you who love languages and history are in luck. El Pais reports that researchers believe they've found the...

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Posted on November 9, 2022 at 3:57 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In other news of incredibly old writing ... the New York Times previewed a book on one specific example a...

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Posted on November 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here's new fodder for small talk when you run out of weather and traffic commentary: the subject of the oldest...

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Tagged As: History, Language