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Hans Rosling: How the Washing Machine Sparked the Reading Revolution
Hans Rosling: How the Washing Machine Sparked the Reading Revolution

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Hans Rosling for BBC: 200 Countries Over 200 Years in 4 Minutes
Hans Rosling for BBC: 200 Countries Over 200 Years in 4 Minutes

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The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013
The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

Young Mark Twain’s lost gem, the universe in illustrated dioramas, Maurice Sendak’s posthumous love letter to the world, Kafka for kids, and more treats for all ages.

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The Best Design Books of 2012
The Best Design Books of 2012

From Marshall McLuhan to Frank Lloyd Wright, or what vintage type has to do with the evolution of iconic logos.

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The Conscience of Television
The Conscience of Television

What Lucille Ball has to do with the dot-com bubble, or why 2001 was the beginning of the end for TV comedy.

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The Joy of Stats: Hans Rosling on Statistics as Storytelling
The Joy of Stats: Hans Rosling on Statistics as Storytelling

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The 13 Best Science and Technology Books of 2013
The 13 Best Science and Technology Books of 2013

The wonders of the gut, why our brains are wired to be social, what poetry and math have in common, swarm intelligence vs. “God,” and more.

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Scientists and Writers Answer Children’s Simple, Surprisingly Profound Questions About How Life Works
Scientists and Writers Answer Children’s Simple, Surprisingly Profound Questions About How Life Works

Why we cry, how we know we aren’t dreaming right now, where the universe ends, what books are for, and more answers to deceptively simple yet profound questions.

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Lessons in Conveying Complex Ideas with Simple Graphics from the World’s Best Information Designers
Lessons in Conveying Complex Ideas with Simple Graphics from the World’s Best Information Designers

What Frank Zappa’s life has to do with e-waste, whale songs, and the black market for body parts.

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Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two
Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two

How to get eaten by mushrooms, why we’re all African, and what language has to do with genetics.

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