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Reads tagged with “culture”

Don’t Click It
Don’t Click It

Why hover is the new click and how to undo 30 years of habituation.

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Photography Spotlight: Blue Planet Run
Photography Spotlight: Blue Planet Run

World-changing photography, or why the oil crisis is the least of our liquid worries.

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The Mother of All Music Visualization
The Mother of All Music Visualization

What global warming has to do with the formative role of music in 20th-century culture.

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You Better Believe It
You Better Believe It

Why we drink, scandal!, the world’s most expensive clock, theft-worthy animation, what Radiohead and Goldfrapp have in common, and how diarrhea can save the planet.

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It Happened Today
It Happened Today

It most certainly did.

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