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George P Wilbur holds a knife in a scene from the film 'Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers', 1988.

Upsides of Horror, Census Trouble, and Unmanly Drinking

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A reliquary shrine attributed to Jean de Touyl, ca. 1325-50

What’s in the Box? The Art of Reliquaries

The cult of relics dates back to the second and third centuries, when Christian martyrs were often killed in ways that fragmented the body.
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A Very JSTOR Daily Costume Guide

Get inspired for Halloween with these hand-curated historical images from JSTOR's Open Community Collections!
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Halloween Stories

Why are Victorians the default haunted house, what do ghosts have to do with the imagination, and why do we like to be scared?
North American River Otter

Bad Otters, Nuclear Fusion, and Mocking the South

Well-researched stories from Live Science, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A unmanned vehicle, part of the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) family of systems, 2017

Killer Robots, Mayan History, and Vampire Bats

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, Smithsonian Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Photograph: Two people dancing, photographed by David Schwartz, Albright College. Part of Albright College's Nicaragua Revolution: David Schwartz Collection

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Eight Open Collections Perfect for Hispanic Heritage Month

Freely available images and other primary source materials from the JSTOR Open Community Collections and Artstor Public Collections.
Salesman selling car to couple

Modern Gentry, Pitfalls of Tree Planting, and R. Kelly

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A wild tiger cub resting under the shade of tree in the National Park of Central India forest

A Tiger God, a Black Samurai, and a Kitchen Revolution

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Works in Progress, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Tear-shaped fruit bodies of a slime mold Physarum oblatum

Slime Mold, Taliban Finances, and Mindlessness

Well-researched stories from Orion Magazine, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Selfish Genes, Viking Women, and Glowing Oceans

Well-researched stories from Aeon, CrimeReads, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Jack Smith, an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals and Del Gainer, a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals

How to Play Baseball in the 1920s

Swing for the bleachers with these awesome lantern slides from the early years of professional baseball.
Close up of Galapagos giant tortoise

Conscious Robots, Killer Tortoise, and Healthcare Goals

Well-researched stories from Wired, Prospect Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Daddy Long Leg Spider

Afghan History, Confused Cars, and Daddy Longlegs

Well-researched stories from The Root, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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The Summer Blockbusters of JSTOR Daily

Our favorite stories about popcorn movies! There may or may not be explosions.
2015 Global Temperatures

Climate Politics, Robot Chameleons, and Taxing Churches

Well-researched stories from Quartz, Gizmodo, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Three cats singing by Louis Wain

Six Cat Poems That Aren’t That Owl and Pussycat One

There's nothing practical about these felines. Meow.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Venus, the Green Knight, and Old-School Peaches

Well-researched stories from Wired, Struggles from Below, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Illustration: Coin slot

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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.
The New Shepard Blue Origin rocket lifts-off from the launch pad carrying Jeff Bezos along with his brother Mark Bezos, 18-year-old Oliver Daemen, and 82-year-old Wally Funk

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.
Plastic television

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.
A fox on a city street

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.
Mongoose baby

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.
Photograph: Britney Spears performs at the 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2016 on December 02, 2016 in Los Angeles

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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.
Two illustrations of Brassica rapa, turnips and mustard greens, 1804

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.