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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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Retro Revival: Man as Industrial Palace
Retro Revival: Man as Industrial Palace

Vintage German artwork on digital steroids, or why you house a factory.

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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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Art, Science, Food: Kevin Van Aelst
Art, Science, Food: Kevin Van Aelst

The sweet side of the Periodic Table, or what kitty litter has to do with your DNA.

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