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Jonathan Harris: World Building in a Crazy World
Jonathan Harris: World Building in a Crazy World

Simplicity vs. complexity, mental junk food, and how to be your own person.

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Retro Revival: Man as Industrial Palace
Retro Revival: Man as Industrial Palace

Vintage German artwork on digital steroids, or why you house a factory.

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Strange Maps: The Book
Strange Maps: The Book

What George Orwell has to do with the Amazons of California and Utopia.

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Best Albums of October
Best Albums of October

A whale, a 5-year wait, and imagining Amy Winehouse as a happy person.

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East Meets West: An Infographic Portrait
East Meets West: An Infographic Portrait

German punctuality, Western ego and how to stand in line like a Chinese.

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Interview with Mary Tomer, Brains Behind Mrs-O.org
Interview with Mary Tomer, Brains Behind Mrs-O.org

Fashion, politics and how to live every blogger’s dream.

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