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The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

What the second law of thermodynamics has to do with the meaning of life.

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10 Beautiful Typographic Covers of Non-Typography Books
10 Beautiful Typographic Covers of Non-Typography Books

What 12 million human emotions have to do with iconic industrial design and the science of memes.

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Green Porno: Isabella Rossellini Celebrates Animal Biology
Green Porno: Isabella Rossellini Celebrates Animal Biology

How dolphins do it, or what the first rule of advertising has to do with expanding the market for biology.

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A Rare Look at Michelangelo’s Private Papers
A Rare Look at Michelangelo’s Private Papers

The secret life of marginalia, or what private poetry has to do with humanity’s greatest public art.

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Brian X. Chen on How the iPhone Changed Everything
Brian X. Chen on How the iPhone Changed Everything

Business advice from Steve Jobs, or why everything you knew about multitasking might be wrong.

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Obsessive Consumption: Life in a Material World, Illustrated
Obsessive Consumption: Life in a Material World, Illustrated

How a visual record of consumerism is paving the way for mindful consumption.

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