Sunday, October 22, 2017

What Do Americans Fear?, Why JFK Faked a Cold During the Cuban Missile Crisis, The Shocking World of Electric Fishes and More

What Do Americans Fear?, Why JFK Faked a Cold During the Cuban Missile Crisis, The Shocking World of Electric Fishes and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    OCTOBER 2017

How Japan's Bear-Worshipping Indigenous Group Fought Its Way to Cultural Relevance

For a long time, Japanese anthropologists and officials tried to bury the Ainu. It didn't work

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The Ainu, the Indigenous people of Japan, have fought Japanese domination for centuries. As this century unfolds, their efforts are finally paying off. (Photo by Chris Willson/Alamy Stock Photo)

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How This Vienna Suburb Became the Center of the "Raw Art" Movement

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In 2014, Americans Feared Walking Alone at Night. Now They're Worried about Government Corruption

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JFK Faked a Cold to Get Back to Washington During the Cuban Missile Crisis

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