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An unsinkable ship, carrying more than 2,000 people across the Atlantic, foundered on April 15, 1912 and dashed Gilded Age hopes. And a century later, we’re still talking about the RMS Titanic.

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The Grammar of Ornament is one of those classic books that tells a history of 19th-century design.

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Anyone who has been by Daley Plaza this month, where the Christkindlmarket showcases German wares and serves up hot, spiced Glühwein, can attest: We owe a lot to Germany for our holiday traditions.

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