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The Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

What 1930 in Paris has to do with Avatar, orphans and broken machines.

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The Enchanted Drawing: Blackton’s Early Animation
The Enchanted Drawing: Blackton’s Early Animation

Lightning sketches, journalistic sycophancy, and what Thomas Edison as to do with Pixar.

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A Documentarian Collage of Humanity: 8 Billion Lives
A Documentarian Collage of Humanity: 8 Billion Lives

A celebrity chef, a Buddhist monk and a gay rights activist walk into a bar…

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Invisible Children + La Blogotheque + You
Invisible Children + La Blogotheque + You

What child soldiers in Uganda have to do with good music and your hands.

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Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle
Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle

Darwin vs. the General Organization of Development labs, or why truth comes in pairs.

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Retro Revival: Vintage Posters for Modern Movies
Retro Revival: Vintage Posters for Modern Movies

Helvetica, Hitchcock and what Saul Bass can teach J.J. Abrams about mystery.

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Infoviz Education: Animated Visualizations for Kids
Infoviz Education: Animated Visualizations for Kids

Helium, carbon, and what Little Red Riding Hood has to do with malnutrition in Africa.

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Crowdfunding for Creativity
Crowdfunding for Creativity

Success via strangers, or what Transylvania has to do with an 8-bit tribute to Miles Davis.

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Before OK Go: The History of Rube Goldberg Machines
Before OK Go: The History of Rube Goldberg Machines

Endless tipping points, or what today’s music hipsters can learn from 80s Swiss filmmakers.

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HBO City: Artisanal Animation Magic Circa 1983
HBO City: Artisanal Animation Magic Circa 1983

Craftsmanship lessons from the 80’s, or why 100 lightbulbs are putting Tim Burton to shame.

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