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Linda Rodriguez

The surprising history of hippy crack

People have been having fun with nitrous oxide – even in the name of science – virtually since its discovery more than 240 years ago.

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Why Are Witches Green?

Before The Wizard of Oz, witches were usually red or orange. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie explains why.

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Resurrecting the Dead: what did Jane Austen look like?

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie on how art, history and software help us make educated guesses about unknown faces.

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