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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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A Library of Human Imagination
A Library of Human Imagination

Human imagination, cataloged and numbered, or what James Bond and King James have in common besides the James.

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The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008
The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008

8 things that shaped the year’s innovation footprint, or what Buckminster Fuller has to do with tap water and Michael Phelps.

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History, Animated, Quick and Uneuphemistic
History, Animated, Quick and Uneuphemistic

The moon hoax, why Nixon lost the debate, and what dinosaurs have to do with Gerald Ford and a chicken.

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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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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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A Little Awkward
A Little Awkward

How to socialize the hipster way and get a discount at Starbucks along the way.

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Artist Spotlight: Alan Macdonald
Artist Spotlight: Alan Macdonald

The commercialization of heaven, or what 17th century painters know about Diet Coke that we don’t.

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Retro Revival: The Depths of Soul
Retro Revival: The Depths of Soul

An elderly Englishman, a copyright violation, and 25,000 explorations of music’s deepest obscurity.

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