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Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine
Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine

The history and future of the Internet, algorithms vs. curators, reinventing education, and how to live with optimism.

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BBC’s The Human Animal
BBC’s The Human Animal

What offensive Italian hand-gestures have to do with beauty and the evolution of sexuality.

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6 Popular Business Books Adapted as Comics
6 Popular Business Books Adapted as Comics

What 6th-century Chinese military strategy has to do with the art of closing a deal.

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7 Brilliant Book Trailers
7 Brilliant Book Trailers

How to connect haberdashery to Zach Galifianakis in under three minutes.

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David Friedman’s Portraits of Inventors
David Friedman’s Portraits of Inventors

What Instagram has to do with ice fishing and specialty chairs for canoodling.

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Happy Birthday, Frank Capra: 5 Essential Films
Happy Birthday, Frank Capra: 5 Essential Films

What war propaganda has to do with vintage Hollywood romance and the American political process.

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Mapping the Human Condition
Mapping the Human Condition

What the empire of love has to do with the intellect forest and the bay of agoraphobia.

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Arabic Graffiti: An Eastern Voice in the Global Street Art Dialogue
Arabic Graffiti: An Eastern Voice in the Global Street Art Dialogue

Diplomacy by way of street art, or what Gaza has to do with Banksy.

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Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald
Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald

Five ways to celebrate The First Lady of Song, from illustration to rare concert footage.

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7 Must-Read Books on Education
7 Must-Read Books on Education

What the free speech movement of the 1960s has to do with digital learning and The Beatles.

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