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Monday Music Muse: Lisa Hannigan
Monday Music Muse: Lisa Hannigan

Dodging SXSW mediocrity, or what a floating head has to do with the BBC.

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The Creative (Re)Touch
The Creative (Re)Touch

Aliens, the real Iron Man, and what an orangutan has to say about your electric bill.

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Product Design Spotlight: The Little Bottle That Could
Product Design Spotlight: The Little Bottle That Could

Why the key to revolutionary innovation is being completely incompetent.

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Animation Gem: Brothers Grimm Meet Röyksopp
Animation Gem: Brothers Grimm Meet Röyksopp

What Grandma’s nutrition facts have to do with the aerodynamics of a retro Volkswagen van.

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How Happiness Happens
How Happiness Happens

What a 102-year-old Spanish man has to do with motion typography and the secret of happiness.

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Monday Music Muse: Dan Auerbach
Monday Music Muse: Dan Auerbach

Resurrecting rock, or what Southern porches have to do with Brooklyn hipsters.

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