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Spike Jonze’s Handmade Stop-Motion Love Story for Bibliophiles
Spike Jonze’s Handmade Stop-Motion Love Story for Bibliophiles

How to punch a whale, or what Dracula has to do with Faulkner and Macbeth.

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A Sky Full of Kindness: Rob Ryan’s Remarkable Cut-Paper Illustrations
A Sky Full of Kindness: Rob Ryan’s Remarkable Cut-Paper Illustrations

Lessons on love from two illustrated birds, or why we never really grow up.

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Depression-Era Woodcuts by Lynd Ward, Father of the Graphic Novel
Depression-Era Woodcuts by Lynd Ward, Father of the Graphic Novel

What vintage woodcut engravings have to do with #OccupyWallStreet.

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I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words via 200 Quotes
I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words via 200 Quotes

A first-hand tour of the heart and mind of one of our era’s greatest visionaries, culled from 30 years of wisdom.

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Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each
Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

From Ancient Greece to quantum mechanics, or what a Chinese room and a cat have to do with infinity.

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The Little Red Hen: Andy Warhol’s Pre-Pop 1958 Children’s Illustration
The Little Red Hen: Andy Warhol’s Pre-Pop 1958 Children’s Illustration

How to own “a Warhol” for under $5, part deux.

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