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An Illustrated Chronicle of the Space Race
An Illustrated Chronicle of the Space Race

Astronauts vs. cosmonauts, Apollo vs. Sputnik, and what Gagarin had to do with JFK.

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The Mahatma and the Poet: Tagore’s Letters to Gandhi on Power, Morality, and Science
The Mahatma and the Poet: Tagore’s Letters to Gandhi on Power, Morality, and Science

“Passive resistance is a force which is not necessarily moral in itself; it can be used against truth as well as for it.”

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Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People
Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

“In order to feel comfortable among educated people, to be at home and happy with them, one must be cultured to a certain extent.”

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Why Birds Sing
Why Birds Sing

Science vs. romance, or how evolutionary theory holds up against poetry and philosophy.

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How To Make Great Radio: An Illustrated Guide Starring Ira Glass
How To Make Great Radio: An Illustrated Guide Starring Ira Glass

“When correctly harnessed, radio can be as emotional, as funny and as satisfying as the best motion pictures or television shows.”

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The Science of Love: How Positivity Resonance Shapes the Way We Connect
The Science of Love: How Positivity Resonance Shapes the Way We Connect

The neurobiology of how the warmest emotion blurs the boundaries by you and not-you.

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