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When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Rebecca L. Spang, Indiana University Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted a video of himself on March 15 saying: “No more restaurants.” Seated in his palatial kitchen with...

Why does Swiss cheese have holes?

Stephanie Clark, Iowa State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

France-US skirmish over Amazon digital tax shows why the century-old international...

Ruth Mason, University of Virginia France and the U.S. have managed to avoid turning their recent trade skirmish into a war – for now. The dispute...

We’re living in the bizarre world that Flaubert envisioned

Susanna Lee, Georgetown University Are we all trapped in a live-action version of Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary”? The Jan. 3 assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was...

What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look to the French

Samantha Presnal, Amherst College It’s the day after Thanksgiving, the tryptophan has worn off, and there are towers of Tupperware filled with turkey, stuffing and...

Which cheek and how many? In France and beyond, a kiss...

Mathieu Avanzi, Sorbonne Université In the English-speaking world, friends and family generally greet each other with a wave, handshake or hug, depending on their degree...

Long before Armstrong and Aldrin, artists were stoking dreams of space...

Anne Collins Goodyear, Bowdoin College In the midst of the space race, Hereward Lester Cooke, the former co-director of the NASA Art Program, observed, “Space...

In Notre Dame fire, echoes of the 1837 blaze that destroyed...

Paul W. Werth, University of Nevada, Las Vegas In a city graced with remarkable architecture, the cathedral of Notre Dame may be Paris’ most striking...

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Can youth sports foster creativity? It depends

By Matthew Bowers, University of Texas at Austin Youth sports are viewed as a rite of passage in a child’s development. If the clichés that...