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Space Shuttle’s Legacy: A Carl Sagan Remix
Space Shuttle’s Legacy: A Carl Sagan Remix

What Koyaanisqatsi has to do with William Shatner and the future of space exploration.

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Nabokov’s Legacy: Bequeathing Butterfly Theory
Nabokov’s Legacy: Bequeathing Butterfly Theory

Getting schooled in the arts and sciences, or what literature has to do with lepidoptery.

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The Exultant Ark: The Secret Emotional Lives of Animals
The Exultant Ark: The Secret Emotional Lives of Animals

What dolphins at play have to do the mating rituals of butterflies and our capacity for kindness.

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7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith
7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith

What the magician Penn Gillette has to do with a ring of earth 700 miles north of the equator.

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The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time
The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time

Democratizing knowledge, the meaning of life, and why everything we know about creativity is wrong.

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The Beekepers: Artful Documentary about Colony Collapse Disorder
The Beekepers: Artful Documentary about Colony Collapse Disorder

What Aristotle’s hobby has to do with the future of agriculture and our best defense against disaster.

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