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Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame
Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame

Parasites, heroes, and what our primal desires have to do with Frank Sinatra.

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Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers
Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers

Why 26 seconds are enough to end up in prison, or what Superman has to do with the economy.

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Summer Reading: 5 Curated Recommendations
Summer Reading: 5 Curated Recommendations

19th-century adventures, secret societies, and what not watching TV has to do with Wikipedia.

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Art Pickings: Behold Our Brand New Art Portal
Art Pickings: Behold Our Brand New Art Portal

A big announcement and a small way to have more art in your life.

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Visualizing Divisions and Bridges in Cyberspace
Visualizing Divisions and Bridges in Cyberspace

What the Tea Party has to do with Twitter and the anxieties of dating.

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5 Seminal Vintage Russian Animation Short Films
5 Seminal Vintage Russian Animation Short Films

What dancing ballerinas and hungry kings have to do with the dawn of the digital age.

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