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Good Sidewalks, Bad Weather Forecasts, and Rogue Birds

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Literary Hub, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Breadfruit, Nuclear Fusion, and the Model T

Well-researched stories from Mongabay, Works in Progress, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Parthenogenesis, Medieval Whales, and Debating Science

Well-researched stories from Slate, Knowable Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Civil War Boys, Survival Skills, and Rosemary’s Baby

Well-researched stories from Nursing Clio, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A Black Molly

Fish Personalities, Espresso, and Extreme Water Reuse

Well-researched stories from Knowable Magazine, Sapiens, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Hippos, Flies, and Queer Love Stories

Well-researched stories from Literary Hub, Vox, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Jewish Food, Brain Tech, and Mourning a Forest

Well-researched stories from Public Books, Perspectives on History, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Congolese park rangers conduct a combat patrol July 21, 2006 at Ishango in the Virunga National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Violent Conservation, Deep-Sea Art, and Early Printing

Well-researched stories from Undark, Mongabay, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Diving Horses, Turing Machines, and Life with Germs

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Quanta Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Artificial Intelligence: An AI-Generated Reading List

ChatGPT generated this annotated bibliography for us. Don't worry, we'll ask (and pay) a human to write one too.
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Cannibal Locusts, Victorian Filth, and Mind Reading

Well-researched stories from Undark, The Walrus, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Source: https://www.jstor.org/stable/saoa.crl.29887514

South Asia Open Archives Hits a Million

The open-access South Asia Open Archives on JSTOR now offers more than one million pages of digitized primary source material.

12 Poems by Asian American and Pacific Islander Poets

Poems by Asian American and Pacific Islander poets, including Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Marilyn Chin, Atsuro Riley, Kazim Ali and more.
The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race–From New Orleans to St. Louis, July 1870

Steamboat Races, Mifepristone, and Harry Belafonte

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian Magazine, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Gay Vampires, Marie Curie, and Deep Sea Mining

Well-researched stories from Hakai Magazine, Atlas Obscura, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Object Lessons from the Modern Environmental Movement

This Earth Day, we're looking at the ominous slash beautiful material culture of the modern environmental movement.
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On Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with stories from JSTOR Daily.
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14 Poems from Little Magazines

Poems by Alice Notley, Fred Moten, C. D. Wright, Jean Valentine, Michael Burkard, and more.
HIMEJI, JAPAN - APRIL 02: Tourists take part in 'Hanami' or Flower-viewing parties under cherry blossom trees in full bloom at Himeji Castle ground on April 2, 2015 in Himeji, Japan. The Cherry blossom season begins in Okinawa in January and moves north through Feburary peaking in Kyoto and Tokyo at the end of March and lasting just over a week. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

Cherry Trees, the Anthropocene, and Black Elected Leaders

Well-researched stories from Sapiens, Southern Spaces, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Tiger Personalities, Urban Fruit, and Excess Deaths

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Texas Monthly, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Eggs, Chatbots, and Oklahoma!

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian Magazine, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Beethoven’s Hair, Underwater Women, and Future Food

Well-researched stories from Vox, Knowable Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Boating Birds, Insect Farms, and Wooden Clubs

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

The Sweet Sixteen of Sneakers on JSTOR

Why should basketball fans have all the March Madness fun? We're running a basketball sneaker bracket. Play along on Twitter.
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Nose Smarts, Apologies, and Haiti’s Meaning in America

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian Magazine, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.