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7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith
7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith

What the magician Penn Gillette has to do with a ring of earth 700 miles north of the equator.

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Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots
Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots

What ancient Japanese castles have to do with costumed gadget-sellers and the legacy of anime.

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Spomenik: Eerie Retrofuturistic Monuments of the Eastern Bloc
Spomenik: Eerie Retrofuturistic Monuments of the Eastern Bloc

The ghosts of communism, or what alien architecture has to do with societal memory and Serbia’s mountains.

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Built to Last: The Illustrated Secrets of Mankind’s Greatest Structures
Built to Last: The Illustrated Secrets of Mankind’s Greatest Structures

What gargoyles and mosques have to do with King Edward I and the secrets of Ancient Rome.

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Concord Free Press: Free Their Books and Their Minds Will Follow
Concord Free Press: Free Their Books and Their Minds Will Follow

Free press, priceless words, or what Paul Revere has to do with the future of grassroots publishing.

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The Lost Thing: A Whimsical Story about Belonging by Shaun Tan
The Lost Thing: A Whimsical Story about Belonging by Shaun Tan

What a bizarre, fantastical creature can teach us about human nature and social concerns.

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