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The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice
The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice

Because the most interesting stories sometimes come disguised in the least intriguing of packages.

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The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace
The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace

How the first sex-discrimination lawsuit in the history of media shaped the modern workplace.

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Steven Johnson on the “Peer Progressive” Movement and What the Internet Wants
Steven Johnson on the “Peer Progressive” Movement and What the Internet Wants

“When you give people more control over the flow of information and decision making in their communities, their social health improves — incrementally, in fits and starts, but also inexorably.”

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The Best Science Writing Online 2012, In a Print Book
The Best Science Writing Online 2012, In a Print Book

A far more brilliant and necessary idea than it first appears.

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The Elements of the Periodic Table, Personified as Illustrated Heroes
The Elements of the Periodic Table, Personified as Illustrated Heroes

An irreverent take on chemistry from Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji.

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Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life
Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life

“We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.”

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