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Tracing the history of fashion as a tool to mitigate close contact, maintain social distancing
Lifestyle

Tracing the history of fashion as a tool to mitigate close contact, maintain social distancing

In the past, maintaining distance – especially between genders, classes and races – was an important aspect of social gatherings and public life. Social distancing didn’t have anything to do with isolation or health; it was about etiquette and class.

200 years on, George Eliot's life in the Victorian age provides enduring lessons for millennials and baby boomers
Life

200 years on, George Eliot's life in the Victorian age provides enduring lessons for millennials and baby boomers

The most famous person born in 1819 is probably Queen Victoria, but she had many important contemporaries. One of these was George Eliot, a pioneering woman writer who would have turned 200 this week.

Of Victorian Vices, Virtues and Indian Zipper Morals
India

Of Victorian Vices, Virtues and Indian Zipper Morals

As Indians embrace newer ideas of inclusion — regarding gender, class, caste, sexual orientation — and anachronistic Victorian laws are scrapped, it is likely porn searches of the future will approach the global average in terms of trends

Calling dibs on Sherlock: US Supreme Court settles copyright over Doyle's books
World

Calling dibs on Sherlock: US Supreme Court settles copyright over Doyle's books

The works depict the brilliant Victorian-era detective and include references to his sidekick Dr. Watson, his arch-enemy Professor Moriarty, 221B Baker Street.