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A Beautiful 1928 Letter to 16-Year-Old Jackson Pollock from His Dad
A Beautiful 1928 Letter to 16-Year-Old Jackson Pollock from His Dad

“The secret of success is… to be fully awake to everything about you.”

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How Mankind Conquered the Night and Created the 24-Hour Day
How Mankind Conquered the Night and Created the 24-Hour Day

What the world’s oldest profession has to do with light pollution.

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Dogs in Books: An Illustrated History
Dogs in Books: An Illustrated History

From The Brothers Grimm to Lassie, or what Victorian limericks have to do with Ancient Greece.

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Pasta by Design: Finding Whimsy in the Geometry of Food
Pasta by Design: Finding Whimsy in the Geometry of Food

Phylogeny of the pantry, or what architecture has to do with anellini.

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Paris vs. New York: Minimalist Illustrated Parallels of Culture
Paris vs. New York: Minimalist Illustrated Parallels of Culture

Macaron vs. cupcake, Proust vs. Salinger, bobo vs. hipster, bordeaux vs. cosmo.

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The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors
The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

Why Tolstoy is 11.6% better than Shakespeare.

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