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How Bananas Became a Global Commodity
How Bananas Became a Global Commodity

What the silent film era has to do with the architecture of atmospheric control.

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Steve Jobs and NeXT: Rare PBS Documentary circa 1986
Steve Jobs and NeXT: Rare PBS Documentary circa 1986

A startup sentiment sandwich from the master chef, or why “reality distortion” helps sales but hurts design.

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Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women
Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women

Exploring gender identity and cultural disposition through rare archival images from 1800-1980.

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The Physics Book: An Illustrated Chronology of How We Understand the Universe
The Physics Book: An Illustrated Chronology of How We Understand the Universe

Making knowledge digestible in the age of information overload, or what a cat has to do with quasicrystals.

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We Love You, Beatles: Vintage Children’s Illustration Circa 1971
We Love You, Beatles: Vintage Children’s Illustration Circa 1971

Can’t buy me love, but you can buy me this vintage treasure.

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The Silver Fox Experiment: How Dogs Became Dogs
The Silver Fox Experiment: How Dogs Became Dogs

Half a century of Siberian science, or why your furry best friend is really a developmentally stunted wolf.

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