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High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation
High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation

From Icarus to the Wright Brothers, by way of hot air balloons and dirigibles.

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Love in the Age of Data: How One Woman Hacked Her Way to Happily Ever After
Love in the Age of Data: How One Woman Hacked Her Way to Happily Ever After

Reverse-engineering the algorithms of romance, one picky data point at a time.

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How Lantern Slides Revolutionized Education: A Protein Story
How Lantern Slides Revolutionized Education: A Protein Story

When an old entertainment technology brought the world to the lecture hall, bridging science and art.

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Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success
Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and physical application.”

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An Illustrated Chronicle of the Space Race
An Illustrated Chronicle of the Space Race

Astronauts vs. cosmonauts, Apollo vs. Sputnik, and what Gagarin had to do with JFK.

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100 Diagrams That Changed the World
100 Diagrams That Changed the World

A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web.

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