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A State of Wonder: Margaret Atwood on How Technology Shapes Storytelling While Obeying Its Eternal Constants
A State of Wonder: Margaret Atwood on How Technology Shapes Storytelling While Obeying Its Eternal Constants

“Everybody is telling a ‘Story of My Life’ to themselves all the time.”

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Why Some People Are Left-Handed
Why Some People Are Left-Handed

An evolutionary parable of how the contradictory forces of competition and cooperation shaped human destiny.

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Neil Gaiman’s Philosophical Dream, in a Whimsical Animation Narrated by Amanda Palmer
Neil Gaiman’s Philosophical Dream, in a Whimsical Animation Narrated by Amanda Palmer

A weird and wonderful journey into the woodland of the subconscious.

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Jared Diamond on the Root of Inequality and How the Mixed Blessings of “Civilization” Warped Our Relationship to Daily Risk
Jared Diamond on the Root of Inequality and How the Mixed Blessings of “Civilization” Warped Our Relationship to Daily Risk

What the distribution of wealth and power in the world has to do with the most dangerous act in your day: taking a shower.

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A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life and Overcoming Fear, Turned into a Heartwarming Movie
A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life and Overcoming Fear, Turned into a Heartwarming Movie

Why thinking about pizza can be a potent form of cognitive-behavioral therapy for self-doubt.

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Hunter S. Thompson on Violence, Vengeance, and the Only True Fix for Our Destructive Impulses
Hunter S. Thompson on Violence, Vengeance, and the Only True Fix for Our Destructive Impulses

“One of the most important things is to recognize that we do have this mounting violence in us, and then to find the reasons.”

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