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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?
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Angry Women, Captive Jaguars, and Brainy Catholics

Well-researched stories from the New Yorker, Pacific Standard Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Black Holes, Hacking Trade, and Talk Therapy’s Dangers

Well-researched stories from The New York Times, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Suggested Reading divorce

Anita Hill, Declining Divorce, and Reviving the Dead

Well-researched stories from The Cut, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Trauma, Disaster, and Partying Octopuses

Well-researched stories from Public Books, NPR, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Autism Education, “Silent Sam,” and Regulating TV

New books and scholarship from UNC Press, The University of Texas Press, and Oxford University Press.
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Ravens, Hedgehogs, and the Basis of Thought

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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White House Leaks, Mafia Lemons, and Future Babies

Well-researched stories from GQ, NPR, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Goats, Parasites, and Your Climate Change Future

Well-researched stories from Wired, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

John McCain, Reproduction Myths, and Drinking

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Mental Floss, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Trees, Apples, and Little Women

Well-researched stories from Pacific Standard, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Back to School

Stories from JSTOR Daily about education, libraries, learning, and student life.

Ancient Music, Corporate Giants, and Normal Psychopaths

Well-researched stories from Aeon, the Cut, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Friendship, Stonehenge, and Making it to College

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

Meat Allergies, McCarthyism, and World Leadership

Well-researched stories from the Conversation, Atlas Obscura, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Maroon Societies, Down Syndrome, and Food Justice

New books and scholarship from academic publishers.
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Summertime Poems and Paintings

Summery poems by Mary Oliver, Matthew Zapruder, and other poets, along with seasonal paintings by Claude Monet and other artists.

Helsinki, Ayahuasca, and Biblical Sex

Well-researched stories from Vox, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Rats, Aliens, and Killer Yeast

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

Flying Spiders, Disappearing Dogs, and Superman

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

Kennedy, Obrador, and the Trouble with Math

Well-researched stories from Pacific Standard, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Mystery Illness, Heredity, and Ice Cream

Well-researched stories from Nursing Clio, History, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Summer Reading in JSTOR

Stories by Meg Wolitzer, David Sedaris, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, E. Annie Proulx, Amy Tan, Donna Tartt, Lydia Millet, Lauren Groff, and more.

Plague, Trade Wars, and the World Cup

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

Family Separation, Depression, and Fairy Changelings

Well-researched stories from The Cut, Longreads, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.