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Left: A bartender at Hops & Barley brew pub pours a pint of beer in Berlin, Germany. Right: A portrait of Martin Luther. The protest that Luther launched 500 years ago not only revamped how Europe worshiped, but also how it drank. He and his followers promoted hops in beer as an act of rebellion against the Catholic Church. left: Adam Berry Right: Ullstein bild via/Getty Images hide caption

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A portrait of Patience Gray taken in 1959 by a colleague at the Observer. A British food writer, Gray advocated slow food and foraging long before the rest of the food world. Her work had outsized influence on chefs from Alice Waters on. A new biography tells her story. Photo by David Sim hide caption

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Tom Hanks And Matthew Weiner Cross Over Into The World Of Fiction

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John Hodgman Reflects On His Mother's Death And White Privilege

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In 'Long Way Down,' The Ghosts Of Gun Violence Chill A Plan For Revenge

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In the last 13 years of Queen Victoria's life, she spent a great deal of time with Abdul Karim, who came from India initially to wait on the queen's table, but soon became part of her inner circle. And despite all opposition, Victoria and Karim curried on. Alexander Bassano/Spencer Arnold/Getty Images hide caption

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Tea And Memories With Vancouver Author Jen Sookfong Lee

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Mrs. Obama welcomes girls from Morocco and Liberia in the State Dining Room before a screening of We Will Rise: Michelle Obama's Mission to Educate Girls Around the World, October 11, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) Image Courtesy of Amanda Lucidon hide caption

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Previously Unseen Photos Of Michelle Obama Illuminate 'Chasing Light'

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'The King Is Always Above The People' In More Lands Than One

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'Ghosts of the Tsunami' Shows How 2011 Event Transformed Japan

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Who Says You Can't Train A Cat? A Book Of Tips For Feline-Human Harmony

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