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  • History of the world in a ketchup bottle

    Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky doesn’t just explain the origins of the word for the red sauce we slather on ‘French’ fries; he uses the global ketchup trade as evidence for a new understanding of global economic history.

April 17, 2015

Photos of the Day 04/17

A competitor is applied with fake tan before competing in the Mr. Thailand 2015 bodybuilding competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday. The three-day competition attracts more than 400 bodybuilding enthusiasts across the country.

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