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The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate
The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”

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The Best of Brain Pickings 2015
The Best of Brain Pickings 2015

The paradoxical psychology of why we fall in love, what maturity really means, how our emotions affect our immune system, the transformative power of solitude, and a year’s worth more.

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Susan Sontag on Moral Courage and the Power of Principled Resistance to Injustice
Susan Sontag on Moral Courage and the Power of Principled Resistance to Injustice

“Fear binds people together. And fear disperses them. Courage inspires communities: the courage of an example — for courage is as contagious as fear.”

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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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A Benediction on the World: Wendell Berry on Creaturely Joy
A Benediction on the World: Wendell Berry on Creaturely Joy

“The joy, less deniable in its evidence than the peacefulness, is the confirmation of it.”

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April 3, 1920: Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Wedding
April 3, 1920: Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Wedding

“Love is bitter and all there is… the rest is for the emotional beggars of the earth.”

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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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Max Fleischer’s Original 1947 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Animation
Max Fleischer’s Original 1947 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Animation

How Santa’s ninth reindeer made his on-screen debut.

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