The Ingenious Ways People Are Playing Board Games Like Codenames on Zoom

Game choice is paramount.
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The Latin-Pop Boom of ’99 Made Ricky, J.Lo, Enrique and Shakira Household Names.

At the turn of the millennium, Ricky Martin, J.Lo and Shakira changed the game—but it took another two decades to change Latin crossover’s native tongue.
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The History of Smallpox Shows Us Nationalism Can’t Beat a Pandemic

Policymakers in Washington should think about the history of smallpox as they craft the longer-term response to COVID-19.
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Fed Up With Their Government, Brits Are Taking the Coronavirus Response Into Their Own Hands

A different kind of anarchy in the U.K.
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Coronavirus Diaries: I’m a College Student Still Living on Campus. It’s Weird.

About a week ago, I received an email from university housing recommending I reconsider my living situation.
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Coronavirus Diaries: Worst Senior Year Ever!

No more lively class discussions, no more Royal Ball.
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Sicko, Whacko, Weirdo

The “o” suffix in words like bizarro and weirdo goes back more than a century.
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The Truth About GMOs

Felix Salmon talks to Michael Specter about GMOs and the coronavirus pandemic.
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What It Feels Like to Live Through the Coronavirus Pandemic as an 84-Year-Old

“I would just love to put my arms around everybody.”
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Twitter, Facebook Delete World Leaders’ Misleading Coronavirus Posts. Could Trump Be Next?

Posts by the presidents of Brazil and Venezuela were removed for overhyping a coronavirus treatment.
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