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Luigi Russolo, Futurist: The Art of Noise and How the Occult Fueled Innovation in Music and Art
Luigi Russolo, Futurist: The Art of Noise and How the Occult Fueled Innovation in Music and Art

What black magic has to do with John Cage and the secret of creativity.

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The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959
The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959

“Two hearts could provide enough energy to drive a truck around the world in two years.”

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A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle
A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle

From Kerouac to Steinbeck by way of The Mission.

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When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality
When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality

Collision and convergence in Truth and Beauty.

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Dancing About Architecture: A Field Guide to Creativity
Dancing About Architecture: A Field Guide to Creativity

“It is the ability to spot the potential in the product of connecting things that don’t ordinarily go together that marks out the person who is truly creative.”

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Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs
Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs

How Goethe fueled Tesla, why Newton pricked his own eye, and other lessons in breaking the rules of science.

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