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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 13: Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps attends the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards at Pauley Pavilion on July 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)

Critics Be Damned, Michael Phelps 'Had Fun' Racing That Fake Shark

Michael Phelps is standing by his Discovery Channel special, "Phelps vs. Shark," despite backlash from viewers who were disappointed the Olympian didn't race a real great white shark, but a CGI shark....
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A Plea To Revitalize The Study Of History

I wrote this letter back in 2013, just six months after graduating with a BA (Hons) in history from Kirori Mal College in Delhi. I never got around to posting my letter to the head of the history department then but I believe that the message and suggestions remain relevant and apply to a wider audience as well.