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I Like Cats: A Picture-Book Showcase of Indian Folk Art
I Like Cats: A Picture-Book Showcase of Indian Folk Art

Bad cats, sad cats, sunny cats, slow cats, hurried cats, cats with scowls and cats with jowls.

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The Geography of Bliss: The Secrets of the Happiest Places on Earth
The Geography of Bliss: The Secrets of the Happiest Places on Earth

From Iceland to India, or what medieval depictions of heaven have to do with the neuroscience of well-being.

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New Philanthropy: End Malaria and Boost Your Own Creative Process
New Philanthropy: End Malaria and Boost Your Own Creative Process

Altruism by way of self-improvement, or what optimizing your workflow has to do with saving children.

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Parastou Forouhar: Art, Life and Death in Iran
Parastou Forouhar: Art, Life and Death in Iran

Turning tragedy into a source of creativity, or why art doesn’t have to be street art to be politically subversive.

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Made in Russia: Vintage Curiosities of Soviet Design
Made in Russia: Vintage Curiosities of Soviet Design

What the 1980 Olympics have to do with IKEA and medieval helmets for modern role-playing games.

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Video Portraits of Resilience from Sri Lanka
Video Portraits of Resilience from Sri Lanka

Three beautiful short films about ingenuity in the face of scarcity and hardship.

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