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Reads tagged with “world”

PICKED: We All Good People
PICKED: We All Good People

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PICKED: <em>Who’s Afraid of the Watersprite</em>
PICKED: Who’s Afraid of the Watersprite

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Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects
Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects

A quest for ordinary brilliance, or what sewers, eyeglasses and famous writers have in common.

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Through the Eyes of the Vikings: The Aerial Arctic
Through the Eyes of the Vikings: The Aerial Arctic

From fjords to humpbacks, or what 11th-century nostalgia has to do with polar bears.

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Fault Line Living: The World’s Most Dangerous Landscapes to Live
Fault Line Living: The World’s Most Dangerous Landscapes to Live

Geysers, mud pots, and what Barba Papa has to do with the benefits of geothermal energy.

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Words of the World: The Secret Stories of Words
Words of the World: The Secret Stories of Words

What liberals and Nazis have in common, or how we define our time.

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Wanderlust: Four Minutes of Cinematic Aliveness
Wanderlust: Four Minutes of Cinematic Aliveness

From South America to New Zealand, a global journey of vitalizing beauty.

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Mapping European Stereotypes
Mapping European Stereotypes

A subversive cartography of subjective perceptions of the Old World.

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PICKED: The Girl Effect, The Sequel
PICKED: The Girl Effect, The Sequel

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Around the World in 80 Diets: Portraits of What People Across the Globe Eat in an Average Day
Around the World in 80 Diets: Portraits of What People Across the Globe Eat in an Average Day

From Bangladesh to Brazil, or what photojournalism can reveal about food and cultural context.

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