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The Best Children’s Books of 2010
The Best Children’s Books of 2010

Lost owls, found cats, and how contemporary art is helping sick children heal.

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The Best Books of 2010: Art, Design & Photography
The Best Books of 2010: Art, Design & Photography

Analog interactivity, or what flowcharts have to do with the history of street art.

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2010’s Best Long Reads: Art, Design, Film & Music
2010’s Best Long Reads: Art, Design, Film & Music

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3 Ways to Visualize the David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest
3 Ways to Visualize the David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest

What dotted lines have to do with telenovelas, pop culture reverence and analog GPS.

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Smigly: Jazzy Tales of Misfortune
Smigly: Jazzy Tales of Misfortune

What giant logos have to do with the digestive difficulties of the Twitter bird.

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2010’s Best Long Reads: Business
2010’s Best Long Reads: Business

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The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind
The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind

Time thieves, irrational pragmatists, and what bike-sharing has to do with coming out in science.

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The Best Albums of 2010
The Best Albums of 2010

Haunting vocals, bone-chilling harmonies and measured hipster-snubbing.

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Gadget Sculptures: The Afterlife of Devices
Gadget Sculptures: The Afterlife of Devices

What bionic mosquitoes have to do with vintage cinema and sustainability.

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Obsolete Occupations: 7 Cinematic Short Films
Obsolete Occupations: 7 Cinematic Short Films

What fruit machines have to do with the last samurai armer and Louis Armstrong.

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