Humans Need Not Apply
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The world is about to change in a major way over the next few years as incredibly powerful technology becomes more readily available to average people. Many jobs that existed one hundred years ago...
Suicide of Nero
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On June 9, 68 AD, the Roman emperor Nero committed suicide, which brought to an end the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Discontent and rebellion within the military ranks plagued Nero in his final year of...
"Nineteen Eighty-Four"
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On June 8, 1949, George Orwell published his famous novel about a dystopian society ruled over by a crippling despotism. The novel is set in Airstrip One (formerly known as Great Britain), a...
The Equal Salary Experiment
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In 2015, a payment company called Gravity Payments made headlines when its CEO announced that the company's minimum wage would be raised to $70,000 a year. In order to fund this experiment, the...
Operation Overlord
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On June 6, 1944, the Battle of Normandy, D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commenced with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy, in France. The allied soldiers...
Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
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On June 5, 1968, Democratic Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, younger brother of John F. Kennedy, was shot after a campaign rally held in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The assassin...
Tiananmen Square Massacre
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On June 4, 1989, seven weeks of peaceful protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square were concluded with bloodshed. The communist People's Liberation Army declared martial law and then proceeded to...
No Honor Among Ants
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Competition is fierce in nature, and betrayal is commonplace, especially in the Amazon rainforest in Peru. In order to protect the growth of its leaves, the Inga tree sapling uses ants as...
Return to Source
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When the 1999 film The Matrix hit movie theaters, it was an immediate success. The film eventually became a popular culture phenomeon, propelling its many philosophical ideas, such as taking the...
The Yogis of Tibet
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The "Yogis of Tibet" provides a unique look into the lives and beliefs of a group of people that have been physically isolated by mountains from the rest of the world for countless generations...