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Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi risked everything to publicly accuse her rapist 400 years ago — Quartzy

It’s exhausting to picture a 400-year-old story turning into urgently necessary, however an virtually forgotten piece of historical past all of the...

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Here’s how the epidemic played out – day by day – for the two weeks after the Liberty Loan Parade that many experts say led to the explosion of influenza in Philadelphia.

Final of two elements “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” Charles Dickens wrote in 1859. Almost 60 years later it was an apt description of...

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The exploitative history of one of the world’s deadliest diseases — Quartz Africa

For almost two centuries after her first post-mortem, no one knew what had actually killed Irtyersenu. When the mummy of the Egyptian lady—who died in 600...

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An Instagram project looks beyond India’s Taj Mahal and Red Fort — Quartz India

Amit Pasricha’s lens looks at India the best way few others do. One of many foremost panoramic photographers within the nation, he makes use of a way that...

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The humble Indian nightie is becoming a global fashion trend — Quartz India

The yr was 1988. For Benny NA, it marked a watershed—it was the yr he made a main contribution to popularising the nightie in Kerala. His spouse Sherly Benny...