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Words on Words: Five Timelessly Stimulating Books About Language
Words on Words: Five Timelessly Stimulating Books About Language

What single Chinese men have to do with evolution and insults from Virginia Woolf.

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7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness
7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

From Plato to Buddha, or what imperfection has to do with the neuroscience of the good life.

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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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Creative Cartography: 7 Magnificent Books on Maps
Creative Cartography: 7 Magnificent Books on Maps

From tattoos to Thomas More’s Utopia, or what Moby Dick has to do with the nature of time.

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The Best Apps of 2010
The Best Apps of 2010

Social magazines, Victorian tablets, and what 100-year-old educational traditions have to do with analog photography.

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5 Painfully Hilarious Politically Incorrect Books
5 Painfully Hilarious Politically Incorrect Books

What pedicured pets have to do with Hitler and the supremacy of Y chromosomes.

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Voyeurism Spotlight: Where and How Creators Create
Voyeurism Spotlight: Where and How Creators Create

Happiness, messiness and what unstaged photos have to do with setting the stage for genius.

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Democratizing Art History: 6 smARThistory Primers
Democratizing Art History: 6 smARThistory Primers

From the Byzantine empire to Rembrandt, or what web video has to do with democratizing art.

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Susan Sontag: A Trifecta Remembrance
Susan Sontag: A Trifecta Remembrance

What frontpage news has to do with graphic design and the craftsmanship of the self.

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2010’s Best Long Reads: Science & Technology
2010’s Best Long Reads: Science & Technology

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