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Types of Motion

If you had to think consciously in order to move your body, you would be severely disabled. Even walking, which we consider to be no…

Infidelity

Love in all of its manifestations has been the most caroled of subjects. Countless poets, writers, artists, and common people dedicated their entire lives searching…

Reasons to Become a Volunteer

In our modern, capitalistic world, the idea of doing something for free might sound strange. Western society has oriented itself on success and profit, people…

Road Rage

Considering the ever-increasing pace of life across the globe, possessing a car and being able to drive one has become a necessity. The number of…

My Dream Career and How I Realized It

Prompt: Write an essay on the dreams you had for further education when you were in secondary school. In your essay, include three challenges you…

Copying Pictures, Evidencing Evolution

This article [Copying Pictures, Evidencing Evolution] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2016/05/18/copying-pictures-evidencing-evolution/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to…

The Poet, the Physician, and the Birth of the Modern Vampire

This article [The Poet, the Physician, and the Birth of the Modern Vampire] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/10/16/the-poet-the-physician-and-the-birth-of-the-modern-vampire/] under a Creative…

The Rise and Fall of Bernie Sanders

In the 2016 US presidential primary election, the most revolutionary figure had been Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who ran as a democrat, though he identified…

Cyberpunk

By Eric Mitchell, edited by Nicholas Klacsanzky In the near, plausible future, the world has been transformed dramatically by the computer age, but not necessarily…

Should the Law Enforce Morality?

Should the law enforce morality? The question above is one which easily divides potential respondents, for it appears prima facie to the layperson that there…

Wild Heart Turning White: Georg Trakl and Cocaine

This article [Wild Heart Turning White: Georg Trakl and Cocaine] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/10/29/wild-heart-turning-white-georg-trakl-and-cocaine/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0.…

Time and Place: Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

By Frank Delaney In the early nineteen-eighties, for a commission about the sense of place in John Betjeman’s poetry, I worked with a photographer named…

The Tale of Beatrix Potter

By Frank Delaney Her appeal is so powerful that museums hold her in permanent exhibition—and some of them even commemorate her solely. Hollywood has trawled…

John L. Sullivan Fights America

By Christopher Klein A dense ocean of humanity lapped up to the doorstep of John L. Sullivan’s gilded liquor palace. Heads craned and tilted as…

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