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    Daisugi, the 600-Year-Old Japanese Technique of Growing Trees Out of Other Trees, Creating Perfectly Straight Lumber

    Image by Wrath of Gnon We’ve all admired the elegance of Japan’s traditional styles of architecture....

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    David Lynch Recounts His Surreal Dream of Being a German Solider Dying on D-Day

    Some of last week's major headlines: Police forcibly remove a large number of peaceable protestors from...

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    How Humans Domesticated Cats (Twice)

    Depending on how you feel about cats, the feline situation on the island of Cyprus is either the...

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    Watch The Insects’ Christmas from 1913: A Stop Motion Film Starring a Cast of Dead Bugs

    Kind Reader, Will you do us the honor of accepting our holiday invitation? Carve five minutes...

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    In 1886, the US Government Commissioned 7,500 Watercolor Paintings of Every Known Fruit in the World: Download Them in High Resolution

    T.S. Eliot asks in the opening stanzas of his Choruses from the Rock, “where is the...