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Explore McLuhan's theory on print culture and its influential hold over civilization.
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We look at the most common New Year's resolutions and get expert advice to help you check them off 2019's to-do list.
A theory of history says America is in the grips of a crisis called "The Fourth Turning" that will change it forever.
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Another scintillating installment of Comment of the Week is here. Did you make the cut?
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You can watch the Cosmos marathon right now, for free!
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John Cleese was in super sarcastic form during his recent Reddit AMA.
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