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Gay in America: A Photographic Tapestry of Faceted Humanity
Gay in America: A Photographic Tapestry of Faceted Humanity

A cultural leap forward, or what Alaskan fishermen, Oregonian fathers, and NYC artists have in common.

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The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: 100 Years of Polar Mystery
The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: 100 Years of Polar Mystery

What ponies and glaciers have to do with London bars.

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The Natural History of Evolution, in Stunning Black-and-White Photographs of Animal Skeletons
The Natural History of Evolution, in Stunning Black-and-White Photographs of Animal Skeletons

What a flamingo, a capybara, and a guinea pig have to do with the beginnings of recorded time.

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How the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” Invented a System for Remote-Controlling Torpedoes
How the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” Invented a System for Remote-Controlling Torpedoes

“When you talk to a sympathetic mind about technology, gender, age and experience disappear completely.”

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Tantra Song: Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
Tantra Song: Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art

What a deadly bus accident has to do with Paul Klee, Paris, and the poetry of abstraction.

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Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Greatest Type Designers
Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Greatest Type Designers

A voyeuristic look at the underbelly of the art-science of typography.

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