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Science Ink: Carl Zimmer Catalogs the Tattoos of Science Nerds
Science Ink: Carl Zimmer Catalogs the Tattoos of Science Nerds

An anthropology of the geek-rebel, or what astrophysics has to do with the delicacies of the dermis.

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Poets Ranked by Beard Weights
Poets Ranked by Beard Weights

Calculating aptitude by way of facial hair, or what Walt Whitman’s “hibernator” has to do with phrenology.

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A Brief Visual History of Robots in a Matrix of Creepiness & Intelligence
A Brief Visual History of Robots in a Matrix of Creepiness & Intelligence

What Louis XV has to do with H.G. Wells and the hazards of mechanical animation.

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Complaints Choir: The World’s Mundane Grievances Set to Song
Complaints Choir: The World’s Mundane Grievances Set to Song

Rent is too damn high, the global musical.

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Celebrating the Art of Competitive Beard and Mustache Grooming
Celebrating the Art of Competitive Beard and Mustache Grooming

A lament for patience by way of Garibaldi, or what partial beards have to do with instant gratification.

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Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals
Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals

What straitjackets have to do with Eames chairs and the mutations of policy ideals.

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