The Marginalian
The Marginalian

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The Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff

How much a $4.99 radio actually costs and what 7 football fields are doing in the Amazon jungle.

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Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch
Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch

Shapes, colors, textures, and a whole lotta lovable monsters.

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Uncovered Gem of the Week: Tarsem’s The Fall
Uncovered Gem of the Week: Tarsem’s The Fall

25 years of cinematographic obsession, or what Nike has to do with a 6-year-old Romanian girl.

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Objectified: Dissecting Design
Objectified: Dissecting Design

What cinema vérité and toothbrushes have to do with the truly transformational.

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Holiday Economy Examined
Holiday Economy Examined

What our present economy has to do with 165,300 bathroom visits and 67 million dead large birds.

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Monday Music Muse: Lionel Neykov
Monday Music Muse: Lionel Neykov

How to dodge mediocrity every Monday and boost your music street cred with the next big thing.

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The Sky in Motion: 7,000 NASA Images in a Mesmerizing Timelapse
The Sky in Motion: 7,000 NASA Images in a Mesmerizing Timelapse

The Earth, the Moon, the stars, and the joys of geekdom.

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Coming to a Best-of-2009 List Near You
Coming to a Best-of-2009 List Near You

What an Anglo-Irish bard has to do with one of 2009’s yet-to-be-declared greatest albums.

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Birth of an Idea: The Ride
Birth of an Idea: The Ride

Flying cars, exploding brains and how the creative process comes to life.

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Catch of the Day
Catch of the Day

Preservation the surfer way, or why farmers’ markets are now selling condoms.

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