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Love Me: The Cross-Cultural Manufacturing of Beauty
Love Me: The Cross-Cultural Manufacturing of Beauty

What Chinese noses and hairy Brazilians have to do with the Moore’s law of breast.

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In-Formed: Physical Objects as Data Visualization
In-Formed: Physical Objects as Data Visualization

The other side of our silver platter, or what dinnerware and Africa have in common.

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World AIDS Day 2008: Join the Fight
World AIDS Day 2008: Join the Fight

What 20 years, 112 million bloggers and a simple pledge have in common.

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Photography Spotlight: Blue Planet Run
Photography Spotlight: Blue Planet Run

World-changing photography, or why the oil crisis is the least of our liquid worries.

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The Story of Cap & Trade
The Story of Cap & Trade

What lurks beneath the buzzwords and how to digest the hard-to-swallow.

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The World of 100: Our Global Village
The World of 100: Our Global Village

The real minority report, or what the world would look like if it were a village of 100.

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Buddhist Bottle Temple
Buddhist Bottle Temple

Beer, Buddhism, and $100,000 worth of world-changing photography.

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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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