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Brazil Goes Green by Doing The Yellow
Brazil Goes Green by Doing The Yellow

What Seinfeld has to do with 4,380 liters of drinking water.

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Beautiful Connections: The Art of Conversation
Beautiful Connections: The Art of Conversation

The color of conversation, 6 million colors, and why Flash is more antisocial than your misanthropic uncle.

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Hyper-Marketing Meets Meta-Art: Tate Tracks
Hyper-Marketing Meets Meta-Art: Tate Tracks

How to lure twentysomethings, or what Basement Jaxx have to do with high art.

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Pure Process: Picking the Creative Brain
Pure Process: Picking the Creative Brain

What coffee, ironing and crying newborns have to do with the birth of an idea.

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Creative Pause: Todd St. John & HunterGatherer
Creative Pause: Todd St. John & HunterGatherer

What preschoolers have to do with a dancing robot and Jack Johnson.

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Wego Motel: Soap
Wego Motel: Soap

What a motel has to do with Taiwanese soap and the reputation of the ad industry.

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Life, Visually Dissected
Life, Visually Dissected

An owl, a worm and a lizard walk into a bar…

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Curating Twitter: Three Hand-Picked Must-Follows
Curating Twitter: Three Hand-Picked Must-Follows

Because #followfriday is insufficient, props are to be given, and we like Big Words.

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As Seen On Earth: The Infinite Photograph
As Seen On Earth: The Infinite Photograph

A portrait of Earth painted with 300,000 brushes, or why editorial curation and user-generated content can be friends.

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LBB + OLPC = GOOD
LBB + OLPC = GOOD

Why egocentricity is the new philanthropy, or how to turn your city know-how into a child’s bright future.

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