While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all.
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Nov 24, 2020
Controlling pollutions through disinfection, rather than preventing them outright, marked a critical feature of the chemical revolution that crested in the 1770s.
François Jarrige and Thomas Le Roux | Nov 20, 2020
The El Rancho, a self-contained and luxurious resort built along a busted-up highway in 1941, set the tone for the Las Vegas Strip.
Stefan Al | Nov 12, 2020
Whether they are tools, toys, or mirror reflections, external objects temporarily become part of who we are all the time.
Michael J. Spivey | Nov 9, 2020
Only after new methods emerged for assessing statistics did the previously invisible entity now called ‘population’ become a target for objective investigation.
Thomas Moynihan | Nov 2, 2020
The fever around data bunkers, manifested in the desire to secure or defend data, is in fact a melancholic attachment to the data.
Tung-Hui Hu | Oct 29, 2020
"We thought this film was defective. But we were mistaken. This is how radiation looks."
Susan Schuppli | Oct 26, 2020
The Oaxacan vision of community, indigenous rights, and autonomy from which Telecomunicaciones Indígenas Comunitarias has emerged can be tied to a far more familiar story: that of the Zapatista indigenous rebellion.
Ramesh Srinivasan | Oct 22, 2020
Corrupt practices harshly cut across classes and castes, disturb institutions, destroy communities, and infect the very structure of people’s lives.
Robert I. Rotberg | Oct 16, 2020
In an era when public opinion favored sheltering young people from adult society, the Freeville republic and its many descendants immersed them in carefully designed models of that society instead.
Jennifer S. Light | Oct 9, 2020