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Why Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal is priceless – and unforgettable

Stefan Szymanski, University of Michigan Football has “The Catch,” baseball has “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” and basketball...

HBO’s ‘House of the Dragon’ was inspired by a real medieval...

David Routt, University of Richmond In three decades of teaching medieval European history, I’ve noticed my students are especially...

How one woman pulled off the first consumer boycott – and...

Tom Zoellner, Chapman University While many companies have trumpeted their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, others are beginning to face consumer pressure for...

Uprisings after pandemics have happened before – just look at the...

Susan Wade, Keene State College As a professor of medieval Europe, I’ve taught the bubonic plague, and how it contributed to the English Peasant Revolt...

Inside the Beatles’ messy breakup, 50 years ago

Tim Riley, Emerson College Fifty years ago, when Paul McCartney announced he had left the Beatles, the news dashed the hopes of millions of fans,...

Why are so few people born on Christmas Day, New Year’s...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Christmas and New Year’s are days of celebration in many parts of the world when people gather with family and...

Spinster, old maid or self-partnered – why words for single women...

Amy Froide, University of Maryland, Baltimore County In a recent interview with Vogue, actress Emma Watson opened up about being a single 30-year-old woman. Instead...

Brexit: An ‘escape room’ with no escape

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University Brexit is beginning to look a lot like an “escape room” with no exit. An escape room is an increasingly popular...

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CBD and genetic testing provide hope for ‘intractable’ epilepsy in children

Isabel Derera, Tufts University It can start with a vacant stare, what appear to be muscle twitches or a full-blown seizure. But no matter how...