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How the ‘good guy with a gun’ became a deadly American...

Susanna Lee, Georgetown University At the end of May, it happened again. A mass shooter killed 12 people, this time at a municipal center in...

What big data can tell us about how a book becomes...

Albert-László Barabási, Northeastern University The average American reads 12 or 13 books a year, but with over 3 million books in print, the choices they...

How female protagonists have changed – and stayed the same –...

Kelly Roberts, Meredith College Strong female protagonists in young adult fiction are nothing new. From Nancy Drew to Annemarie Johansen – Lois Lowry’s selfless heroine...

How a young Ernest Hemingway dealt with his first taste of...

Verna Kale, Pennsylvania State University When he published “The Sun Also Rises” in 1926, Ernest Hemingway was well-known among the expatriate literati of Paris and...

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we fall...

Petra S. McGillen, Dartmouth College Donald Trump appears to have a straightforward definition of fake news: Stories that are critical of him or...

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Dancing seal is first non-human mammal to keep a beat

Sunanda Creagh, The Conversation Ronan the sea lion was able to keep a musical beat, even when hearing a song for the first time. American Psychological...