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Meilan Solly
Currently Smart News writer . Formerly intern at , editor and intern . W&M/St Andrews alum.
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Smithsonian Magazine 22h
Gold miners unearth 50,000-year-old caribou calf, wolf pup from Canadian permafrost.
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Hi ! I'm a reporter for , and I'm hoping to interview you for a story on Pope Joan. Can you follow me back so I can shoot you a DM? Thanks so much!
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Natalie Grueninger Sep 16
This is so exciting! Likely birthplace of Henry VII found in Pembroke Castle
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US Holocaust Museum Sep 14
In 1942, German forces destroyed the small town of Lidice, murdering or deporting its inhabitants in retaliation for the assassination of a Nazi official. The Nazis documented their attack, which was used against them as wartime propaganda.
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Meilan Solly Sep 13
Five ways cultural institutions, landmarks and zoos are prepping for Hurricane Florence (via ):
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Meilan Solly Sep 12
Only 17 children survived the Nazis’ June 10, 1942, massacre, an arbitrary act of violence that ultimately claimed the lives of 340 Lidice residents (via ):
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Virginia Woolf Blog Sep 6
‘Different sex. Same person’: how Woolf’s Orlando became a trans triumph 
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Meilan Solly Sep 4
The artifacts lost in Brazil's devastating National Museum fire include the Americas' oldest human fossil and a repository of indigenous literature (via ):
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"At her eulogy, I said Mollie was nobody’s victim. Nor is she a pawn in others’ debate" (via ):
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RPInews Aug 31
Over five-year period, the country’s number of blue lakes declined by 18 percent, while murky lakes increased by 12 percent w via
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Smithsonian Magazine Aug 30
Hidden medieval door leading to smugglers' caves discovered underneath Scottish castle.
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Meilan Solly Aug 28
"From the mutilated state of many of the bodies,” Rae wrote, “it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last dread alternative”—in other words, cannibalism (via ):
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Seth Mandel Aug 25
"Ed Koch was as colorful, Mario Cuomo as smart, GW Bush as human. But no one combined McCain’s unflinching mix of bracing candor, impossibly high standards and rueful self-recrimination when he ... failed to live up to the ideals he outlined for himself."
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NYT Opinion Aug 24
The murder of Mollie Tibbetts is a horrible tragedy, writes . But virtually all research concludes that immigrants, especially undocumented immigrants, commit fewer crimes, including violent crimes, than native-born Americans.
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Meilan Solly Aug 23
As Alice asks in the ( Insta) novel’s opening lines, “What is the use of a book without pictures or conversations?” (via ):
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Samantha Matsumoto Aug 20
👋🏼Hi, we are called journalists.
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Meilan Solly Aug 21
If robots can create art, where does that leave humans? (via ):
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Meilan Solly Aug 17
Mary, Queen of Scots, spent roughly a third of her life imprisoned at Sheffield Castle (via ):
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The Art Newspaper Aug 16
Why arts journalism matters: because art matters. We join the hundreds of newspapers across the US that are publishing editorials about President Donald ’s inflammatory rhetoric against the press
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AP Stylebook Aug 15
Just like a healthy marriage, AP style calls for clear communication. We also believe in the value of compromise. So as a reminder, the Stylebook doesn't prohibit all Oxford commas. If omitting a comma could lead to confusion or misinterpretation, then use the comma.
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