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How the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” Invented a System for Remote-Controlling Torpedoes
How the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” Invented a System for Remote-Controlling Torpedoes

“When you talk to a sympathetic mind about technology, gender, age and experience disappear completely.”

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Tantra Song: Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
Tantra Song: Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art

What a deadly bus accident has to do with Paul Klee, Paris, and the poetry of abstraction.

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The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011
The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011

What the world’s last living nomads have to do with Victorian strongwomen, tweed, and the unseen Beatles.

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What is Generative Art? A 7-Minute PBS Micro-Documentary
What is Generative Art? A 7-Minute PBS Micro-Documentary

The rhetoric of data, or how to reconcile human and algorithm in the age of collective intelligence.

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Kathryn Schulz on the Psychology of Regret and How to Live with It
Kathryn Schulz on the Psychology of Regret and How to Live with It

Three keys to making peace with regret, or what maritime travel has to do with curbside meltdowns.

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Introducing the Regifting API: Free Tools to Destigmatize Regifting
Introducing the Regifting API: Free Tools to Destigmatize Regifting

How to give and receive with honesty, love, and no guilt.

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