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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968

Unpacking humanity’s collective conscience through ‘the last word in man’s quest for perfect communications.’

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5 Art and Design Projects Inspired by Literary Classics
5 Art and Design Projects Inspired by Literary Classics

From James Joyce to Jonah, or what the Brontë Sisters’ objectification of men has to do with Holden Caulfield.

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Memories, Dreams, Reflections: Legendary Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Life and Death
Memories, Dreams, Reflections: Legendary Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Life and Death

“The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.”

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The Three Astronauts: A Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book about Tolerance by Umberto Eco
The Three Astronauts: A Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book about Tolerance by Umberto Eco

An American, a Russian, and a Chinese walk into a semiotic space rocket.

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The Smiley Book of Colors
The Smiley Book of Colors

The basics of optimism and color theory, with a nod to neuroscience.

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The Lady Anatomist: The Wax Sculptures of 18th-Century Artist-Scientist Anna Morandi Manzolini
The Lady Anatomist: The Wax Sculptures of 18th-Century Artist-Scientist Anna Morandi Manzolini

In eighteenth-century Italy, the “medical Venus” becomes the professor.

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