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Some of the Renaissance’s most romantic love poems weren’t for lovers

Shannon McHugh, UMass Boston As poets have demonstrated for centuries, a sonnet for your beloved never goes out of...

What countries have nuclear weapons, and where are they?

Miles A. Pomper, Middlebury and Vasilii Tuganov, Middlebury The Russian invasion of Ukraine has raised fears among the public...

What’s the G-7? An international economist explains

Emily J. Blanchard, Dartmouth College The Group of 7 is an informal group of seven powerful democracies: Canada, France,...

How smugglers are shifting staggering amounts of contraband despite the pandemic

Alexander Kupatadze, King's College London On July 1, Italian police made the largest amphetamine seizure in the world. At the port of Salerno, just south...

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

Kathryn McKinley, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role,...

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...

How social media is helping Big Tobacco hook a new generation...

Robert Kozinets, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Big Tobacco is increasingly using social media to find new ways to hook...

How the mafia uses violence to control politics

Gianmarco Daniele, Bocconi University Italy is not the only country with an organized crime problem. But movies and TV shows like “Scarface,” “The Godfather” and...

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