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Life on Google
Life on Google

Why Google holds the key to modernity and what Madonna arms have to do with the moon landing.

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Child Art for Grown-Ups
Child Art for Grown-Ups

What Superman, Tim Burton and 1,000 South Korean Children have in common.

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Best of Election Season Innovation
Best of Election Season Innovation

Private confessions, citizen voyeurism, a shot at redemption, why it pays to have famous friends, and how graphic design changed politics forever.

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Artist Spotlight: Teddy Zareva
Artist Spotlight: Teddy Zareva

How a photographer’s lens can break through the thickest of walls.

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Buddhist Bottle Temple
Buddhist Bottle Temple

Beer, Buddhism, and $100,000 worth of world-changing photography.

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Chris Jordan’s Photographic Visualizations of Excess
Chris Jordan’s Photographic Visualizations of Excess

What Van Gogh has to do with Big Tobacco and how piles of folded laundry put the prison system in perspective.

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