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Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid
Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid

The Apple of yore’s eye, or what modern entrepreneurs can learn from Edwin Land.

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The History of Medicine in 250 Milestones
The History of Medicine in 250 Milestones

From witch doctors to human cloning, a visual chronology of the human quest to master health.

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Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion
Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion

“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.”

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T. S. Eliot on Idea Incubation, Inhibition, and the Mystical Quality of Creativity, Plus a Rare Reading
T. S. Eliot on Idea Incubation, Inhibition, and the Mystical Quality of Creativity, Plus a Rare Reading

“We do not know until the shell breaks what kind of egg we have been sitting on.”

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William James on the Psychology of Habit
William James on the Psychology of Habit

“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone. Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar.”

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Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)
Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)

“We believe we are in touch with a greater amount of people… This is the illusion which might cheat us of being in touch deeply with the one breathing next to us.”

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