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The Assam stone jars were described as early as 1929. Almost a century later, archaeologists still puzzle over their placement and purpose.
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After 70 years, "The Power of Positive Thinking" remains incredibly popular, even though its critics find the book to be mostly fluff.
Movie soundtracks don't just help us recall the plot of a film; they also allow us to better understand its meaning.
What is human dignity? Here's a primer, told through 200 years of great essays, lectures, and novels.
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A strange object found in the desert has prompted worldwide speculation.
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Edinburgh University project geo-locates victims of Scottish 'witch-prickers' in the 16th and 17th century.