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The Happiness Project: Gretchen Rubin Spends a Year in Pursuit
The Happiness Project: Gretchen Rubin Spends a Year in Pursuit

A year’s worth of ideas, inspiration and innovation from culture’s collective brain.

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Gift Guide: Kids & The Eternal Kid
Gift Guide: Kids & The Eternal Kid

From thinking to tinkering, by way of color, music and photography.

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Carl Sagan + Sigur Rós
Carl Sagan + Sigur Rós

What Icelandic post-rock has to do with astroscience and the gaping sores of law.

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The Subjectivity of Science, Crowdsourced
The Subjectivity of Science, Crowdsourced

What scientific rationale has to do with Buddhist philosophy and mapping the Internet.

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Carbon Sucker: CR5
Carbon Sucker: CR5

What carbon dioxide has to do with national security and a dog’s tail.

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Esoteric Creativity: Michael Paukner’s Visualizations
Esoteric Creativity: Michael Paukner’s Visualizations

What 100 monkeys have to do with Atlantis, Indian yoga and Stonehenge.

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