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Paleo-Pundit: 1963 Educational Film about Lasers
Paleo-Pundit: 1963 Educational Film about Lasers

What microwave oscillators have to do with ray guns and the fundamentals of creativity.

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Everything Explained Through Flowcharts
Everything Explained Through Flowcharts

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5 Cross-Disciplinary Cookbooks
5 Cross-Disciplinary Cookbooks

What Dracula, liquid nitrogen and hackers have to do with IKEA furniture.

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