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Best of Election Season Innovation
Best of Election Season Innovation

Private confessions, citizen voyeurism, a shot at redemption, why it pays to have famous friends, and how graphic design changed politics forever.

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The Other Electorate
The Other Electorate

What the presidential election has to do with aliens and coffee cups.

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Banksy’s Pet Project
Banksy’s Pet Project

Street art, sausage and social commentary.

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(P)hilly PARK(ing)
(P)hilly PARK(ing)

You heard it here first. And now you hear it here second.

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Spotlight Series: Gimme Moore
Spotlight Series: Gimme Moore

Why P2P file-sharing can spell the demise of the Bush administration and how not to let American Idol take over the White House.

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Pepsi: Can It?
Pepsi: Can It?

How Tim Burton could’ve made $1 million today and why the road to social media is paved with good intentions.

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Mad Men Illustrated
Mad Men Illustrated

What Madison Avenue and Upright Citizens Brigade have in common.

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The Mother of All Music Visualization
The Mother of All Music Visualization

What global warming has to do with the formative role of music in 20th-century culture.

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Deadliest Itch: Malaria Awareness Mosquito-Mosaic Posters
Deadliest Itch: Malaria Awareness Mosquito-Mosaic Posters

Why the seat of privilege comes down to having OFF! on hand.

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Live Responsible is the New LIVESTRONG
Live Responsible is the New LIVESTRONG

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