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Money’s Past, Antibiotic Trouble, and English Spelling

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Scientific American, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Bezos in Space, Ice Cream Science, and Trash Parrots

Well-researched stories from Slate, Smithsonian, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Guerrilla Food, Sports Violence, and Historical Plastic

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Psyche, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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City Wildlife, Social Mitochondria, and Consumer Identity

Well-researched stories from Quanta, Scientific American, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Megadrought, Mongoose Parenting, and Autism in Chinese

Well-researched stories from The Week, Disability Visibility, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Britney Spears, Karate, and Wrong Numbers

Well-researched stories from the New York Times, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Video Games, Vegetables, and Black Home Schoolers

Well-researched stories from Wired, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Ant Baths, a Gay Road Trip, and Viruses in Labs

Well-researched stories from Culture Study, Christianity Today, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Ten Poems by Audre Lorde

The esteemed poet is author of Sister Outsider, one title on the Schomburg Black Liberation Reading List. Read free related content on JSTOR.

The Unicorns of JSTOR

These rare creatures have by turn—and somewhat paradoxically—been associated with purity, fertility, seduction, healing, sacrifice, immortality, and divinity.
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Monkey Chatter, Alcohol, and a Russian Treat

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, The Guardian, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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LGBTQ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, so JSTOR Daily gathered some of our favorite stories to celebrate. All with free and accessible scholarly research.

Fall in Love with Fabric Samples

Donald Brothers was a storied Scottish firm that produced amazing fabric designs. Feast your eyes on a selection today.
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Softer Populism, Pet Robots, and Frog Detox

Well-researched stories from the New Yorker, Perspectives on History, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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A Little Light Reading

The content you need right the heck now. Have a great long weekend!
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Prosthetic Limbs, Ancient Arabic, and Moving Species

Well-researched stories from Scientific American, Hyperallergic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Airborne Viruses, Summer School, and Richard Wright

Well-researched stories from Wired, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Texas Identity, Smart Trees, and Cicada Weirdness

Well-researched stories from Texas Observer, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Our best stories about the vast histories and cultures of Americans with ancestry in Asia and the Pacific.
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Victorian Knitting Manuals Collection

The first manuals for knitting were printed in the 1830s. Those interested in the history of knitting will find them a rich primary source for research.
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Free Will, Birth Control, and Coffee Jelly

Well-researched stories from The Guardian, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Brain Implants, Pirates, and Pretty Birds

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Psyche, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

British War Poet Edward Thomas

Tragically killed in action during the Battle of Arras in 1917, Thomas was on the verge of a breakthrough.
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Reginald Dwayne Betts

A 2012 essay from the American Poetry Review on poetry and the architecture of anger.
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Van Gogh, Breathing Plastic, and the Music of Struggle

Well-researched stories from The New York Times, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.