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Carl Sagan’s <em>Cosmos</em>, Remastered
Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, Remastered

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Not Your Mama’s Guidebook: The Zinester’s Guide to NYC
Not Your Mama’s Guidebook: The Zinester’s Guide to NYC

What Chinatown fishmarkets have to do with the astrology of Brooklyn.

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Auto Focus: A Brief History of Contemporary Self-Portraiture
Auto Focus: A Brief History of Contemporary Self-Portraiture

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What Does It Mean to Be Human?
What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Primates, philosophers, and how subjectivity ensures the absolute truth of our existence.

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Remix Culture Spotlight: Walking on Eggshells
Remix Culture Spotlight: Walking on Eggshells

What legal anachronism has to do with Bob Dylan, Picasso and Family Guy.

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Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future
Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future

Flying cars! Spinning buildings! Voice AND color! …or what Disney has to do with Eve.

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Hide/Seek: Portraits of Gender Identity and Sexual Difference in Art
Hide/Seek: Portraits of Gender Identity and Sexual Difference in Art

What gelatin and silver have to do with the history of art and equality.

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A More Open Place: Photographing Privacy
A More Open Place: Photographing Privacy

What Mark Zuckerberg has to do with tyranny, memory and digital perishables.

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What Everyday Objects Tell Us About the Universe
What Everyday Objects Tell Us About the Universe

Why your reflection is a matter of chance, or how to fit everything that ever existed on a USB stick.

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Popular Science, Digitized
Popular Science, Digitized

137 years of human curiosity, or what lawnmowers have to do with nuclear detectives in China.

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