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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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The Human Face, Up Close and Personal
The Human Face, Up Close and Personal

What the CIA has to do narcissism, attractiveness and Autistic children.

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(R)evolutionary Record: The Darwin Song Project
(R)evolutionary Record: The Darwin Song Project

Under house arrest by art and science, or what evolution has to do with independent music.

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Focus on Focus: Rapt
Focus on Focus: Rapt

Happiness, ADD, and why multitasking doesn’t work but denial might.

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What NASA Can Learn from X Prize (And Vise Versa)
What NASA Can Learn from X Prize (And Vise Versa)

A human story worth $10 million, or why imagination will always remain the next frontier of technology.

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Truth, Beauty, Math and Crocheting
Truth, Beauty, Math and Crocheting

Why your grandmother’s favorite pastime proves mathematicians are a bunch of clueless hacks.

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