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The revolutionary sex

For one shining moment, being a Russian woman meant sexual freedom and radical equality. Never seen before – or sinceBy Paula ErizanuRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Fieldwork: comb jellies

Until recently, mainstream thinking in biology had long held that sponges were the first animal to emerge on the evolutionary tree. But over the past decade, a...   [ continue reading...]

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Raising a multilingual family is hard – what makes it work?

Parents have many reasons for raising their children with multiple languages. Some hope for better career opportunities for their offspring, while others focus...   [ continue reading...]

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The chords of the universe

It’s no surprise that mathematics has influenced music. But did you know that the influence goes both ways?By Eli MaorRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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To get a grip on altruism, see humans as subatomic particles

‘What is life?’ In 1943, Erwin Schrödinger posed this question in a series of lectures at Trinity College, Dublin. Already famous as a hero of...   [ continue reading...]

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Why read Aristotle today?

Modern self-help draws heavily on Stoic philosophy. But Aristotle was better at understanding real human happinessBy Edith HallRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Paraíso

'We'll go wash windows in heaven so that heaven is clean.'Dangling from the towering buildings that mark Chicago’s iconic skyline, three men wash windows...   [ continue reading...]

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Do platforms work?

The distributed network has gobbled the hierarchical firm. Only by seizing the platform can workers avoid digital serfdomBy George ZarkadakisRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Cucli

‘The dove fills me. What else can I say?’Cucli is the story of the relationship between Ramon, a recently widowed Catalan truck driver, and the fema...   [ continue reading...]

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What makes people distrust science? Surprisingly, not politics

Today, there is a crisis of trust in science. Many people – including politicians and, yes, even presidents – publicly express doubts about the vali...   [ continue reading...]

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Underground circuit

New York City’s legendary, and recently much-beleaguered, subway is one of the largest, oldest and most heavily trafficked urban commuter systems in the w...   [ continue reading...]

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Teleological behaviourism or what it means to imagine a lion

Jill is born with a normal visual system. Green light activates the same mechanism in her brain as it does in all normal people; ditto for red. However, her twi...   [ continue reading...]

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Take two leeches and call me in the morning

For thousands of years before modern science-based medicine became the norm, bloodletting, frequently by leeches, was considered something of a medical cure-all...   [ continue reading...]

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How nations stay together

Nations come with a vast array of peoples, languages and histories, but the strong ones share three simple thingsBy Andreas WimmerRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Brutality is common in video games, but not sexual violence. Why?

Tearing out an opponent’s still-beating heart, ripping out his spine, and impaling him on sharp spikes – these are just a few of the colourful &lsqu...   [ continue reading...]

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Is it really a Leonardo?

Forensics can't be sure. Provenance can be fudged. This is why the expert eye still rules the game of art authenticationBy Noah CharneyRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Delphic priestesses were the world’s first political risk consultants

In 480 BCE, the citizens of Athens were in more trouble than it is possible for our modern minds to fathom. Xerxes, the seemingly omnipotent son of Darius the G...   [ continue reading...]

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Taller than the trees

Japan’s elderly population is surging, and its birthrate is one of the lowest in the world. Concurrently, more women than ever are entering the workforce,...   [ continue reading...]

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What good is religion?

International development has focussed on material goods, but religion has an important role to play in human flourishingBy Manini ShekerRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

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Mexican handcraft masters: stonemasonry

The city of Morelia in the Mexican state of Michoacán is famed for its distinctive and well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture. While its buildings...   [ continue reading...]

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