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Visualization of Global Bottled Water Consumption
Visualization of Global Bottled Water Consumption

Why de-bluing the developed world makes the whole world a greener place.

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The Darwin Song Project
The Darwin Song Project

A Brain Pickings quickie about a cultural biggie.

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Kidrobot QR Scavenger Hunt
Kidrobot QR Scavenger Hunt

Why vinyl is at the cutting edge of technology, or how to scan your way around Manhattan.

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Google Groupies Galore: Goollery
Google Groupies Galore: Goollery

What album covers have to do with shoe shopping and Renaissance paintings.

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Symbol Signs: Helvetica Man and Beyond
Symbol Signs: Helvetica Man and Beyond

A man and a woman walk into a sign, or what Helvetica has to do with slipping on ice.

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Film Spotlight: BALIBO
Film Spotlight: BALIBO

The bleeding edge of journalism, or what 30 years of silence look like under the bright lights.

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