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Moby-Duck: A Quest for the Story Behind Bathtime
Moby-Duck: A Quest for the Story Behind Bathtime

How a student assignment led to an around-the-world adventure, or what Eric Carle has to do with environmentalism.

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The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood
The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

What African drum languages have to do with the future of the Internet.

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Noma Bar’s Negative Space Illustrations
Noma Bar’s Negative Space Illustrations

What hippies have to do with Wall Street, Iraq and the Little Red Riding Hood.

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The Word Project: Obscure Words in Bricolage
The Word Project: Obscure Words in Bricolage

What avian resemblance has to do with the study of soil and the irresistible urge to dance.

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Dead Men’s Tales: Harry Houdini
Dead Men’s Tales: Harry Houdini

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