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What It’s Like to Live in a Universe of Ten Dimensions
What It’s Like to Live in a Universe of Ten Dimensions

What songwriting has to do with string theory.

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Why We Like the New and Shiny: A History and Future of Neophilia
Why We Like the New and Shiny: A History and Future of Neophilia

What five-year-old Albert Einstein can teach us about serendipity and the filter bubble of information.

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Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights
Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights

From Aladdin to Lewis Carroll, or what Buddhist deities have to do with understanding the Middle East.

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Lewis Hyde on Work vs. Labor and the Pace of Creativity
Lewis Hyde on Work vs. Labor and the Pace of Creativity

On the osmosis of willful intention and flow.

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Throw Over Your Man: Virginia Woolf’s 1927 Love Letter to Vita Sackville-West
Throw Over Your Man: Virginia Woolf’s 1927 Love Letter to Vita Sackville-West

“…and I’ll tell you all the things I have in my head, millions, myriads.”

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The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption
The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption

Why “information overload” is the wrong lens on the issue, or what sugar and fat have to do with Hollywood.

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