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Brain Pickings Redux 2010
Brain Pickings Redux 2010

A year’s worth of ideas, inspiration and innovation from culture’s collective brain.

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Amy Sedaris’s Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
Amy Sedaris’s Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People

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Smigly: Jazzy Tales of Misfortune
Smigly: Jazzy Tales of Misfortune

What giant logos have to do with the digestive difficulties of the Twitter bird.

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Mapping European Stereotypes
Mapping European Stereotypes

A subversive cartography of subjective perceptions of the Old World.

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5 ½ Werner Herzog Gems
5 ½ Werner Herzog Gems

Monkey philosophy, literary incongruity, and what eating a shoe reveals about the state of contemporary culture.

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A is for Armageddon: An Illustrated Guide to the Apocalypse
A is for Armageddon: An Illustrated Guide to the Apocalypse

What rock-paper-scissors has to do with nuclear energy and the primordial soup.

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The Snark Handbook, Insult Edition: Verbal Sparring Lessons from Literary Greats
The Snark Handbook, Insult Edition: Verbal Sparring Lessons from Literary Greats

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What Is Procrastination: 5 Perspectives
What Is Procrastination: 5 Perspectives

We meant to publish this last Friday.

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Everyone’s Favorite Guessing Game: 7 Must-See <em>What’s My Line</em> Episodes
Everyone’s Favorite Guessing Game: 7 Must-See What’s My Line Episodes

What girdles have to do with civic activism.

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Sorted Books: The Library as a Standup Comedian
Sorted Books: The Library as a Standup Comedian

What shark attacks and the New York art world have to do with Shakespearean codependence.

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