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Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine
Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine

The history and future of the Internet, algorithms vs. curators, reinventing education, and how to live with optimism.

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Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype
Radioactive: The Incredible Story of Marie Curie Told in Cyanotype

What the periodic table has to do with obscure photographic techniques and Italian erotic séances.

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Follow For Now: A Time-Capsule of Contemporary Thought
Follow For Now: A Time-Capsule of Contemporary Thought

What the changing guard of design has to do with evolutionary theories of network dynamics.

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The Cloud Collector’s Handbook: Cloudy Images to Clear the Mind
The Cloud Collector’s Handbook: Cloudy Images to Clear the Mind

Why cirrus, cumulus, and stratus are only the tiny tip of a floating iceberg. Or wait, I think I see a dinosaur!

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Cold War Wonderland: Photographing the East/West Divide
Cold War Wonderland: Photographing the East/West Divide

What Soviet babushkas have to do with the fall of the Roman Empire and the Egyptian Revolution.

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Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past
Past Objects: Excavated Curiosities from New York’s Forgotten Past

What landfills have to do with ivory craftsmanship and existential questions of impermanence.

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