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Public Science Triumphs: Cat-Inspired Computing of the Future
Public Science Triumphs: Cat-Inspired Computing of the Future

Why your cat is 83 times smarter than your computer, or how government funding can bridge the gap.

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Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book
Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book

Never-before-seen treats from the beloved children’s author, and a rare chance to hear his spoken voice.

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5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago
5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago

From Voltaire’s status updates to Edison’s viral videos, or what Diderot has to do with data visualization.

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Tales for Little Rebels: Radical Politics in Famous Children’s Books
Tales for Little Rebels: Radical Politics in Famous Children’s Books

What Dr. Seuss has to do with gender politics, or how Carl Sandburg carried out anti-war propaganda.

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The Night Life of Trees: Exquisite Handmade Illustrations Based on Indian Mythology
The Night Life of Trees: Exquisite Handmade Illustrations Based on Indian Mythology

What ancient Indian mythology has to do with fair-trade entrepreneurship and the timeless love of books.

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New York and the Dawn of Cartoons: 7 Animation Pioneers
New York and the Dawn of Cartoons: 7 Animation Pioneers

What lovable dinosaurs have to do with chalkboard, Cab Calloway and the hypocrisies of Hollywood.

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