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Design-Off: Top 3 Live Design Competitions
Design-Off: Top 3 Live Design Competitions

Cardboard monsters, digital marathons, and why design is just like tennis.

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Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain
Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain

From axons to a cappella, or why music gives us chills and thrills.

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Documentary Spotlight: Waterlife
Documentary Spotlight: Waterlife

Canadian interactive genius, or where 100 billion gallons of water went while you were sleeping.

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Subway Personality: The MBTI Map
Subway Personality: The MBTI Map

What your subway station has to do with your propensity for extroversion.

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The Mother of All Demos
The Mother of All Demos

Geek history, or why 2009 has nothing on 1968.

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Animation Spotlight: The Falcon
Animation Spotlight: The Falcon

Retrostalgia goes avian, or what old cameras have to do with humanitarianism.

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