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(R)evolutionary Record: The Darwin Song Project
(R)evolutionary Record: The Darwin Song Project

Under house arrest by art and science, or what evolution has to do with independent music.

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TED 2009 Highlights: Day 2
TED 2009 Highlights: Day 2

Lots and lots (and lots) of brilliance, wrapped in fascination and tied with a shiny ribbon of sheer jaw-droppingness.

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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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Geek Wednesdays: The Ephemeral Web
Geek Wednesdays: The Ephemeral Web

A modern time machine for data and what we can learn about the web from Victorian toys.

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Army Goes Ghost
Army Goes Ghost

What the U.S. Army has to do with Sarah Palin, the Terminator and Men in Black.

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Truth, Beauty, Math and Crocheting
Truth, Beauty, Math and Crocheting

Why your grandmother’s favorite pastime proves mathematicians are a bunch of clueless hacks.

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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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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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Playing Nice: 5 Pro-Social Web Games
Playing Nice: 5 Pro-Social Web Games

Rice from Shakespeare, how to help cure cancer, 60 million ways spam helps literature, a first-person snooper, and solid proof you may be the wrong gender.

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Geek Mondays: Unlimited Solar Power
Geek Mondays: Unlimited Solar Power

Why MIT geeks are throwing the best dinner party ever.

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