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Maira Kalman + Daniel Handler Illustrate a Breakup Through Significant Objects
Maira Kalman + Daniel Handler Illustrate a Breakup Through Significant Objects

What sugar and a pinhole camera have to do with the ephemeral ephemera of impossible love.

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Alter Ego: Portraits of Gamers Next to Their Avatars
Alter Ego: Portraits of Gamers Next to Their Avatars

The real humanity of virtual worlds, or what imaginary public personas reveal about private personhood.

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The 11 Best Science Books of 2011
The 11 Best Science Books of 2011

From Infinity to Fibonacci, or what religious mythology has to do with the inner workings of field science.

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Marginalia and the Yin-Yang of Reading and Writing
Marginalia and the Yin-Yang of Reading and Writing

The bibliophile’s property rights, or why the osmosis of agreement and disagreement belongs in a book’s margins.

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The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Visual Micro-Tales of Our Shared Humanity
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Visual Micro-Tales of Our Shared Humanity

Reclaiming the poetics of short-form in the age of the empty soundbite.

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What Does It Mean To Be Human? 300 Years of Definitions and Reflections
What Does It Mean To Be Human? 300 Years of Definitions and Reflections

What Aristotle has to do with the women’s suffrage movement, Darwin, and M. C. Escher.

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