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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 Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

What 1930 in Paris has to do with Avatar, orphans and broken machines.

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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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Cartograms: Making a Point with Distorted Maps
Cartograms: Making a Point with Distorted Maps

Why space is relative and how popular media are making entire continents disappear.

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