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Stanley Kubrick on Fear, Mortality, and the Purpose of Life: A Rare 1968 Playboy Interview
Stanley Kubrick on Fear, Mortality, and the Purpose of Life: A Rare 1968 Playboy Interview

“However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.”

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The Family That Dwelt Apart: Lovely Vintage Animated Film Based on an E. B. White Short Story
The Family That Dwelt Apart: Lovely Vintage Animated Film Based on an E. B. White Short Story

Misadventures in happy isolation.

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Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print
Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print

“The central role of the bookseller is curatorial and….the intervening years have increased that role in terms of importance.”

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Legendary Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Purpose, and the Capacity for Astonishment
Legendary Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Purpose, and the Capacity for Astonishment

“That’s the great benefit of being in the arts, where the possibility for learning never disappears.”

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Color Harmony: An Animated Explanation of How Color Vision Works circa 1938
Color Harmony: An Animated Explanation of How Color Vision Works circa 1938

Vintage black-and-white film explains the wonders of color vision.

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How a Bicycle Is Made
How a Bicycle Is Made

All you ever wondered about how handlebars are bent, why mudguards exist, and where lubricant comes from.

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<em>North</em>: How a Small Arctic Town Became a Global Epicenter of Climate Science
North: How a Small Arctic Town Became a Global Epicenter of Climate Science

A cinematic history of climate change by way of the North Pole.

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Isabella Rossellini’s Kooky Educational Films about Bees
Isabella Rossellini’s Kooky Educational Films about Bees

What Shakespeare and Aristotle got wrong, how bee spit becomes honey, and why having sex all day makes one totally helpless.

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The First Feminist Film (1922)
The First Feminist Film (1922)

A woman, a gun, and a practical joke gone awry.

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I Am Science: Short Film Traces Unconventional Paths to Life in Science
I Am Science: Short Film Traces Unconventional Paths to Life in Science

The road to science is paved with failed intentions.

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