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Famous Logos Revised: Fortune 500 Sans Fortune
Famous Logos Revised: Fortune 500 Sans Fortune

Downward design, or what happens when the corporate glass is half-empty.

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In other news…
In other news…

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Retro Revival: The Depths of Soul
Retro Revival: The Depths of Soul

An elderly Englishman, a copyright violation, and 25,000 explorations of music’s deepest obscurity.

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Artist Spotlight: Alan Macdonald
Artist Spotlight: Alan Macdonald

The commercialization of heaven, or what 17th century painters know about Diet Coke that we don’t.

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History, Animated, Quick and Uneuphemistic
History, Animated, Quick and Uneuphemistic

The moon hoax, why Nixon lost the debate, and what dinosaurs have to do with Gerald Ford and a chicken.

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The Real Beauty Industry
The Real Beauty Industry

Sight, sound, motion, and more beauty than your beholder eyes can handle.

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