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What Does It Mean to Be Human?
What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Primates, philosophers, and how subjectivity ensures the absolute truth of our existence.

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Robin Moore’s String Math Portraits
Robin Moore’s String Math Portraits

String theory for the rest of us, or what vintage photography has to do with gaming for good.

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Books for Dad: 7 Esoteric Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Books for Dad: 7 Esoteric Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Film neverland, copper, maps, and how to save dad from having a midlife affair.

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On Words
On Words

A modern-day Helen Keller moment, or why the currency of communication is more complex than we think.

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Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, Animated
Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, Animated

What the speed of light has to do with the reinvention of agriculture and our fear of tininess.

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What Everyday Objects Tell Us About the Universe
What Everyday Objects Tell Us About the Universe

Why your reflection is a matter of chance, or how to fit everything that ever existed on a USB stick.

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