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Gorgeous 19th-Century Illustrations of Owls and Ospreys
Gorgeous 19th-Century Illustrations of Owls and Ospreys

The science of the familiar “owl-face” and the art of its varied permutations.

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A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength
A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”

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Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen
Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen

A touching celebration of the “intense sense of love, death, and transience, inseparably mixed.”

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The Art of Science Communication: William Zinsser on How to Write Well About Science
The Art of Science Communication: William Zinsser on How to Write Well About Science

How to master the inverse pyramid of transmuting information into wisdom.

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Spineless: Susan Middleton’s Mesmerizing Photographs of Marine Invertebrates
Spineless: Susan Middleton’s Mesmerizing Photographs of Marine Invertebrates

Visual verses celebrating the glorious grandeur of life on our pale blue dot.

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Nine Podcasts for a Fuller Life
Nine Podcasts for a Fuller Life

A short playlist of intellectual, creative, and spiritual invigoration.

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