How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel

Today high-speed trains are comparable to air travel in price and door-to-door speed for shorter journeys. But decades ago locomotives faced fierce competition from air planes and private cars. Then came Japan's bullet trains. When this happened is a series about the numbers, people, and stories behind decisive moments that changed history.

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Why We Say "OK"

How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world.

OK is thought to be the most widely recognized word on the planet. We use it to communicate with each other, as well as our technology. But it actually started out as a language fad in the 1830’s of abbreviating words incorrectly.

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