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Summer Reading List 2012: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine
Summer Reading List 2012: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine

The science of creativity, the creativity of science, and what your internal clock has to do with Saudi Arabia.

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Rilke’s Love Letters
Rilke’s Love Letters

“Now I come to you full of future. And from habit we begin to live our past.”

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Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely on the Relationship Between Creativity and Dishonesty
Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely on the Relationship Between Creativity and Dishonesty

“Creativity can help us tell better stories — stories that allow us to be even more dishonest but still think of ourselves as wonderfully honest people.”

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Legendary Architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Aphorisms on Education and Learning
Legendary Architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Aphorisms on Education and Learning

“You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.”

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What a Plant Knows
What a Plant Knows

How a plant can tell whether you’re wearing a blue or red shirt as you’re approaching it.

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Chasing Venus: When the World Came Together to Measure the Heavens
Chasing Venus: When the World Came Together to Measure the Heavens

What Ben Franklin, Sweden, and a lucky break in the clouds have to do with the distance to the Sun.

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