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Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype
Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype

What the periodic table has to do with obscure photographic techniques and Italian erotic séances.

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Michael Meets Mozart: Piano, Cello and Mashup Magic
Michael Meets Mozart: Piano, Cello and Mashup Magic

What’s wrong with copyright law, or how neurological supremacy channels 100 cello revelations.

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Content Is Queen: A Generative Portrait of Democracy
Content Is Queen: A Generative Portrait of Democracy

What YouTube favorites have to do with British royalty, David Hockney and the Grammys.

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Cold War Wonderland: Photographing the East/West Divide
Cold War Wonderland: Photographing the East/West Divide

What Soviet babushkas have to do with the fall of the Roman Empire and the Egyptian Revolution.

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Follow For Now: A Time-Capsule of Contemporary Thought
Follow For Now: A Time-Capsule of Contemporary Thought

What the changing guard of design has to do with evolutionary theories of network dynamics.

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Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past
Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past

What landfills have to do with ivory craftsmanship and existential questions of impermanence.

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