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From Medical Maggots To Stench Soup, 'Grunt' Explores The Science Of Warfare

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The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 1: Can We Talk About Whiteness?

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Anton Raphael Mengs left some key details out of his Portrait of Mariana de Silva y Sarmiento, duquesa de Huescar, 1775. Courtesy of The Met Breuer Museum hide caption

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You Gonna Finish That? What We Can Learn From Artworks In Progress

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'Top Gear' Returns With New Hosts On BBC America

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From Sequels To Reboots, Familiar Faces Return To The Multiplex This Summer

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In 'Unlocking The Cage,' A Man Fights To Achieve Legal Rights For Animals

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Malachi Kirby and Emayatzy Corinealdi in the new production of Roots. Steve Dietl hide caption

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A Modern 'Roots' For An American Society Still 'Based On The Color Line'

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'Rolling The R's' Is A Story About Coming Of Age And Coming Out

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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves

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From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

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Levison Wood walked 1,700 miles, from Afghanistan to Bhutan, along the Himalayan Mountain range. He says that seeing Everest, the highest mountain in the world, was "just magical." Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Adventurer Says 'Walking The Himalayas' Wasn't About 'Sticking Flags In Peaks'

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"If you can write this out and give it to society," Jimmy Santiago Baca told NPR last month, "it's going to allow them to take the blinders off and see what's really going on with you in your life." Hill Street Studios/Getty Images/Blend Images RM hide caption

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Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

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