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Self-portrait with Her Daughter by Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun

Smiles, Pollen, and James Baldwin

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Teen Vogue, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
red junglefowl

Amazon Rivers, Globalizing Chickens, Non-Alignment

Well-researched stories from Science, Quanta Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
1881: Champion racehorse Iroquis, winner of the 1881 Derby under Fred Archer and property of P Lorillard.

A Horse, Of Course

Giddyup! A guide to the horse in history and culture, as presented by your favorite bloggers and editors here at JSTOR Daily.
Hadzabe men going for hunt in a morning at the bush

Carbon Offsets for the Hadza People, Swedish Meals, and Freedom in Taoism

Well-researched stories from Vox, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Orange Crate Art

California citrus growers drew on mass-printing techniques and advances in color lithography to create distinctive brands for their boxes.
Genghis Khan and his wife, Börte

Mongol Women, Mass Shootings, and Playful Rats

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Pysche, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Colored Musicians Club, Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Music, the End of Smallpox, and Unnamed Species

Well-researched stories from Black Perspectives, Open Mind, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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A New Kind of Language, Moon Plants, and Jell-O Salads

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Ars Technica, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Print shows men and women riding bicycles and tricycles to a fair, 1819

Celebrating the Bicycle

JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for National Bike Month.
Glowing ring of gas around central dark shadow of black hole Sagittarius A* at center of Milky Way

Black Holes R Us

The universe is full of black holes. Even the Milky Way has one, and we now have a picture of it. Don't panic, but it looks like a blurry glazed donut.
A closeup portrait of a golden retriever dog playfully holding a stick in his mouth.

After Roe, Bendable Phones, and Nurdles

Well-researched stories from Black Perspectives, Recode, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Anna May Wong

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.

The History of Reproductive Rights: A Syllabus

A selection of stories on the history of reproductive rights and abortion to foster dialogue inside and outside of the classroom.
A double exposure of a spooky half transparent hooded figure layered over a foggy path in the countryside

Murder, Memory, and Normalcy

Well-researched stories from The Cut, Grist, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A poster for the 175th Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861)

Ukraine’s National Poet

Perhaps no other bard has captured the sentiments of Ukraine and its emigrants as fully as Taras Shevchenko.
A NASA computer generated images of objects in Earth orbit that are currently being tracked. Approximately 95% of the objects in this illustration are orbital debris, i.e., not functional satellites.

Space Junk, Science with Monks, and Imposter Syndrome

Well-researched stories from Science Alert, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
an illustration of bananas

Losing Bananas, Fighting Malaria, and Naming Objects

Well-researched stories from Salon, The New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A pembroke welsh corgi

From Syria to Ukraine, Anachronistic Dogs, and Caribou

Well-researched stories from Vox, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A painting by Makis E. Warlamis

Utopias, Imperial Horrors, and Bug-Based Dyes

Well-researched stories from Psyche, The New Yorker and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Customers hold out subsidy cards as they buy fresh bread on December 15, 2016 in Cairo, Egypt.

Urban Evolution, Daily Bread, and Nuclear War

Well-researched stories from Knowable Magazine, Wired and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A British Bulldog

Bulldogs, Serial Killers, and Talking Fish

Well-researched stories from Aeon, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Convicts working at Reed Camp, South Carolina, 1934

Mass Incarceration: A Syllabus

This selection of stories focuses on prison and mass incarceration in the US, which has the highest rate of imprisonment in the world.
Cloud seeding

Cloud Seeding, Fake Fact-Checks, and Angela Davis at 78

Well-researched stories from Pro Publica, Smithsonian, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
The influential physicist, Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu in 1958

The Famous and Forgotten Women of STEM

The Editors have compiled their favorite pieces highlighting the many overlooked contributions of women in STEM.
A portrait of Lu Yu

Sovereignty, Classroom Racism, and Eating Tea

Well-researched stories from the 19th, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.