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  1. Jack the Ripper

    Jack the Ripper Savages Women’s History

    Was he lying in wait? Residents of London’s Cable Street were looking forward to seeing a proposed museum celebrating women’s accomplishments in their neighborhood. But former Google diversity head Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe, the man behind the project, has instead opened a museum about the famed Whitechapel murderer — who never operated in the neighborhood — because he’s “more interesting.” Palmer-Edgecumbe claims he’s still focusing on women’s perspectives, mainly that of the Ripper’s victims, and residents are outraged. But officials have little recourse, other than being watchful for building improprieties.

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