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Life on Google
Life on Google

Why Google holds the key to modernity and what Madonna arms have to do with the moon landing.

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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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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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Mac in the Produce Aisle
Mac in the Produce Aisle

Why Steve Jobs is bigger in Japan than the Hollywood A-list combined.

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Artist Spotlight: Teddy Zareva
Artist Spotlight: Teddy Zareva

How a photographer’s lens can break through the thickest of walls.

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Child Art for Grown-Ups
Child Art for Grown-Ups

What Superman, Tim Burton and 1,000 South Korean Children have in common.

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