Nintendo's Mario and Homer's Odysseus have more in common than you might think.
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At the end of the 19th century, a Wisconsin woman named Elizabeth “Lizzie” Black Kander tried to help immigrants assimilate, through the food they ate.
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The decision to build a Panama Canal came about because of two lobbyists, one of whom thought a stamp would make a telling point.
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The real and supposed resemblances between humans and non-human primates shaped American conversations about race and society.
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In the nineteenth century, many Native American children attended “Indian schools” designed to blot out Native cultures in favor of Anglo assimilation.
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Whatever the gift, it’s worth stopping to think about how much we really want to entangle our gift-giving with the digital realm.
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