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7 Essential Books on Street Art
7 Essential Books on Street Art

What Japan’s manhole covers have to do with Brazil’s favelas and the timeless tradition of Arabic calligraphy.

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Move, Learn, Eat: Around the World in 3 Timelapse Short Films
Move, Learn, Eat: Around the World in 3 Timelapse Short Films

What an exploding volcano has to do with incredible edibles and a terabyte of globe-trotting footage.

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Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots
Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Peculiar Subculture of Fur-Suit Mascots

What ancient Japanese castles have to do with costumed gadget-sellers and the legacy of anime.

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Where Children Sleep: James Mollison’s Poignant Photographs
Where Children Sleep: James Mollison’s Poignant Photographs

What the Amazon rainforest has to do with the Kaisut Desert and Fifth Avenue luxury.

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Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World
Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World

Playing the hurdy-gurdy, or why African-American jazz bands were banned in Australia until 1954.

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Altered Focus: Exploring Burma’s Political Regime via Skateboarding
Altered Focus: Exploring Burma’s Political Regime via Skateboarding

What human rights have to do with the human desire to glide on skate ramps.

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