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Reason & Emotion: Pseudoscience Meets Gender Stereotypes in 1943 Disney Wartime Propaganda
Reason & Emotion: Pseudoscience Meets Gender Stereotypes in 1943 Disney Wartime Propaganda

What resisting a double fudge sundae has to do with Freud and defeating the Nazis.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Lesser-Known Contributions to Graphic Design
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Lesser-Known Contributions to Graphic Design

Shedding new light on the iconic architect’s legacy through the kaleidoscope of his diverse design work.

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A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Critical Thinking and Democratic Decency
A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Critical Thinking and Democratic Decency

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”

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A 5-Step Technique for Producing Ideas circa 1939
A 5-Step Technique for Producing Ideas circa 1939

“The habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts becomes of the highest importance in the production of ideas.”

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Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966
Harry Benson’s Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of The Beatles, 1964-1966

From pillow fights to world domination, or what Beatlemania has to do with Jesus Christ.

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Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs
Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs

How Goethe fueled Tesla, why Newton pricked his own eye, and other lessons in breaking the rules of science.

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