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7 Important Eco-friendly Methods of Waste Disposal

The amount of waste produced in the world is gradually increasing, and while there are several ways to dispose of…

How did the Victorians Become a Reference Point for Joyless Prudery?

Anonymous group portrait, c.1866. Rijksmuseum. ‘Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians  did much to sow the seeds’ Thomas Dixon, Professor of History at…

Will the path to net zero really cost $275 trillion?

This story was originally published on Climate & Capital Media. Read it here. A new report by McKinsey on the…

Versailles restores Royal Tennis Court as Museum of the Revolution

The Tennis Court Oath was one of the pivotal moments of the French Revolution. The day was June 20, 1789.…

New insights into Scotland’s ‘bodies in the bog’

In 1976, the remains of 14 individuals were discovered in the latrine of a Roman bathhouse in Cramond, Scotland. Dubbed…

New Book Recommendations

This week, Danièle recommends some newly-released books on the Middle Ages, covering essay collections, a standout new sourcebook, some primary…

Joy and Abby ate a bunch of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream and you should too

Hello, friends! Over the past few weeks, JtB Editor Abby Mallett and I have been doing the laborious work of…

How a Biplane Torpedo Bomber Fell Victim to Technology

When it entered service in 1937, the TBD was unquestionably the best torpedo bomber available to the Navy and arguably…

Drought led to the end of Norse Greenland settlement, researchers find

One of the great mysteries of medieval history is why did the Norse abandon Greenland in the early 15th century?…

Watch the New ‘Top Gun’ Trailer—Then Learn About the Real Topgun Phenomenon

Maverick is back on the big screen, and quips, explosions, and "Take My Breath Away" are sure to follow. Claire…