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E. B. White on the Free Press and the Evils of Corporate Interests in Media
E. B. White on the Free Press and the Evils of Corporate Interests in Media

“Sponsorship in the press is an invitation to corruption and abuse.”

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The Vital Interplay of Intuition and Rationality in Love and the Emotional Mind
The Vital Interplay of Intuition and Rationality in Love and the Emotional Mind

Why, in love, “one must balance a respect for proof with a fondness for the unproven and the unprovable.”

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The Three Astronauts: Umberto Eco’s Lovely Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book About the Role of Space Exploration in World Peace
The Three Astronauts: Umberto Eco’s Lovely Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book About the Role of Space Exploration in World Peace

An American, a Russian, and a Chinese walk into a semiotic space rocket.

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The Baloney Detection Kit: A 10-Point Checklist for Science Literacy
The Baloney Detection Kit: A 10-Point Checklist for Science Literacy

How to assess the believability of claims without succumbing to cynicism.

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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968

Unpacking humanity’s collective conscience through ‘the last word in man’s quest for perfect communications.’

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5 Art and Design Projects Inspired by Literary Classics
5 Art and Design Projects Inspired by Literary Classics

From James Joyce to Jonah, or what the Brontë Sisters’ objectification of men has to do with Holden Caulfield.

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