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Homer's Odyssey is essentially a monster-making manual.
Orange, yellow, brown, red and black make sense. Where did purple come from?
In this installment of On My Shelf, discussions about race in Britain draw parallels to race in the US and in the Caribbean.
Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, its the only thing that ever has." This year's Mead festival aims to ignite that change
Columbus had a rich maritime history to draw from for his voyages. How did this impact his routes?
The latest installment of On My Shelf takes us into sex tourism in the Dominican Republic.
Turnover prompts people to question their place within the company. How is your organization addressing this concern?
In this installment of On My Shelf, we look at whether this anthro classic can be applied to present day.
The American Museum of Natural History announces a $14-million renovation to its Northwest Coast Hall, the Museum's first gallery, with support from First Nation representatives
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