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At the End of the Rainbow: Vintage Film about Ultraviolet Light, 1946
At the End of the Rainbow: Vintage Film about Ultraviolet Light, 1946

In the beginning, there was ultraviolet light.

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The Death of the Editor and the Rise of the Circulation Manager
The Death of the Editor and the Rise of the Circulation Manager

A 1923 critique of everything that’s wrong with media today.

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Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon
Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon

How Milton Glaser subverted Steve Jobs, or what the Mona Lisa has to do with Einstein’s theory of relativity.

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10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy
10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy

“Good writing is not a natural gift. You have to learn to write well. Here are 10 hints.”

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The Modernist Nerd: Vintage Science Ads from the 1950s-1960s
The Modernist Nerd: Vintage Science Ads from the 1950s-1960s

What a “honeycomb sandwich” has to do with space travel and reconnaissance systems.

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Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots
Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots

What ancient Japanese castles have to do with costumed gadget-sellers and the legacy of anime.

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