Boomers in 1965

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In a very dark year, people found ways to shine.


The 2021 version of lemon pudding cake (left) and a 1921 vintage version (right).

Does a 2021 recipe for lemon pudding cake stack up to its 1921 predecessor? Or would a mid-century upstart upstage them both?


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After a humiliating battlefield defeat in 425 BC, the Greek city-state of Sparta needed to restore its swagger in the Greek World. What would a modern branding team have advised?


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Culture writer with an eye for history, science, sports, art, politics, photography, travel, and the original story between the lines.

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