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Alexander von Humboldt and the Invention of Nature: How One of the Last True Polymaths Pioneered the Cosmos of Connections
Alexander von Humboldt and the Invention of Nature: How One of the Last True Polymaths Pioneered the Cosmos of Connections

“In this great chain of causes and effects, no single fact can be considered in isolation.”

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Nature Anatomy: A Glorious Illustrated Love Letter to Curiosity and the Magic of Our World
Nature Anatomy: A Glorious Illustrated Love Letter to Curiosity and the Magic of Our World

A loving celebration of sunsets and salamanders, ferns and feathers, mountains and mushrooms, and the whole enchanting aliveness in between.

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You Are Stardust: Teaching Kids About the Universe in Stunning Illustrated Dioramas
You Are Stardust: Teaching Kids About the Universe in Stunning Illustrated Dioramas

“Every tiny atom in your body came from a star that exploded long before you were born.”

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Wendell Berry on the Grandeur of Small Places and the Perils of Our “Rugged Individualism”
Wendell Berry on the Grandeur of Small Places and the Perils of Our “Rugged Individualism”

“The extent of our knowledge will always be… the measure of the extent of our ignorance.”

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Ted Turner on the Meaning of Life, the Trouble with Religion, and His Revision of the 10 Commandments
Ted Turner on the Meaning of Life, the Trouble with Religion, and His Revision of the 10 Commandments

“Our reason for being here is to have a productive, good, long life and to experience the truth that we’re in paradise right now.”

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Isabella Rossellini’s Kooky Educational Films about Bees
Isabella Rossellini’s Kooky Educational Films about Bees

What Shakespeare and Aristotle got wrong, how bee spit becomes honey, and why having sex all day makes one totally helpless.

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