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Kopernik: Crowdfunding World-Changing Design
Kopernik: Crowdfunding World-Changing Design

Humanitarian three-ways, or what Polish astronomy has to with the future of civilization.

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The Art of Protest
The Art of Protest

Control vs. chaos, democratic deficits, or why modernity breeds toothless anarchy.

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Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle
Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle

Darwin vs. the General Organization of Development labs, or why truth comes in pairs.

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The Bookshelf Rethought: 5 More Innovative Designs
The Bookshelf Rethought: 5 More Innovative Designs

Elegant anarchy, retrostalgic modernism, and what short circuits have to do with multitasking.

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Blog-Turned-Book Success Stories: Part One
Blog-Turned-Book Success Stories: Part One

Maps of Utopia, posh Brooklynites, and what Whole Foods has to do with high school mixtapes.

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HBO City: Artisanal Animation Magic Circa 1983
HBO City: Artisanal Animation Magic Circa 1983

Craftsmanship lessons from the 80’s, or why 100 lightbulbs are putting Tim Burton to shame.

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