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The Darwin Song Project
The Darwin Song Project

A Brain Pickings quickie about a cultural biggie.

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The Ancient Book of Sex and Science
The Ancient Book of Sex and Science

The alchemy of erotica, or what’s making Walt Disney blush in his grave.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2

Optical illusions, aquatic apes, and the sweat of genius.

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AskNature: The Biomimicry Design Portal
AskNature: The Biomimicry Design Portal

Life lessons from the natural world, or what Galapagos sharks can teach us about healthcare.

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Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain
Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain

From axons to a cappella, or why music gives us chills and thrills.

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Retrospective on Futurism: N55
Retrospective on Futurism: N55

What snail shells and walking houses have to do with 13 years of art-science.

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