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A Vintage Love Letter to NYC’s Heat as the Ultimate Class Equalizer
A Vintage Love Letter to NYC’s Heat as the Ultimate Class Equalizer

How the extremities of the thermometer bridge the most insurmountable of social barriers.

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Powershift: Alvin Toffler Visionary Wisdom on the Age of Post-Fact Knowledge and the Super-Symbolic Economy
Powershift: Alvin Toffler Visionary Wisdom on the Age of Post-Fact Knowledge and the Super-Symbolic Economy

“We are interrelating data in more ways, giving them context, and thus forming them into information; and we are assembling chunks of information into larger and larger models and architectures of knowledge.”

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Einstein on Kindness, Our Shared Existence, and Life’s Highest Ideals
Einstein on Kindness, Our Shared Existence, and Life’s Highest Ideals

“Without the sense of fellowship with men of like mind… life would have seemed to me empty.”

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Jesse Bering on the Adaptive Value and Neurochemistry of Heartbreak
Jesse Bering on the Adaptive Value and Neurochemistry of Heartbreak

The science of why it’s possible to actually die of a broken heart.

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Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons
Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons

“Despite its prevalence, living alone is one of the least discussed and, consequently, most poorly understood issues of our time.”

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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: Adam Curtis on How Technology Limits Us
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: Adam Curtis on How Technology Limits Us

What Ayn Rand has to do with the Occupy movement.

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