Brain Pickings Icon
Brain Pickings

Reads tagged with “culture”

Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future
Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future

Flying cars! Spinning buildings! Voice AND color! …or what Disney has to do with Eve.

read article

TED Unbound: Behind the Scenes of a TED Talk
TED Unbound: Behind the Scenes of a TED Talk

read article

Creative Cartography: 7 Magnificent Books on Maps
Creative Cartography: 7 Magnificent Books on Maps

From tattoos to Thomas More’s Utopia, or what Moby Dick has to do with the nature of time.

read article

View Full Site

Brain Pickings participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by linking to Amazon. In more human terms, this means that whenever you buy a book on Amazon from a link on here, I get a small percentage of its price. That helps support Brain Pickings by offsetting a fraction of what it takes to maintain the site, and is very much appreciated