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Subway Etiquette Posters: New York, Toronto, Tokyo
Subway Etiquette Posters: New York, Toronto, Tokyo

Sardines, anthropomorphic luggage, and what the beach has to do with train doors.

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Earth Day the TED Way
Earth Day the TED Way

Oceans, omnivores, and what babies have to do with design manifestos.

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Follow The Money: Visualizing the Structure of Large-Scale Communities
Follow The Money: Visualizing the Structure of Large-Scale Communities

Visual economics, or what virtual currencies have to do with real neighbors.

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The Beauty of Maps: Seeing Art in Cartography
The Beauty of Maps: Seeing Art in Cartography

What 13th-century astronomy has to do with the shape of the internet and the British Library.

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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia

Prison storytelling, subcultural anthropology, and the allure of darkness.

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Sparrow Songs: Twelve Films in Twelve Months
Sparrow Songs: Twelve Films in Twelve Months

Darkroom epiphanies, the creative merit of empathy, and why cell phones are the future of cinema.

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