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  1. Sales breakdown of Girl Scout cookies, in a delicious infographic
  2. Because I know you've always wondered: The 10 weirdest objects sent into space (HT @ocularinvasion)
  3. If you missed it☞ The Secret Life of Pronouns – using computational linguistics to reveal what world choice says about us
  4. +100! The latest episode of the excellent @PBSoffbook series explores steampunk culture
  5. The Phraseology Project – simple and beautiful typographic renditions of common positive phrases (HT @dandidier)
  6. The Making of Blade Runner – 1982 promo aimed to save the iconic film from the dreadful reviews
  7. Iconic designer Gerd Arntz and the visual legacy of 4,000 symbols
  8. Famous authors playing sports – from Agatha Christie surfing to Kerouac scoring a touch-down
  9. How an evolutionary biologist used his science to improve his neighborhood Book: (via @jake_barton)
  10. News in the 1910s – superb collection of archival photographs: disasters, celebrities, sporting events
  11. Why we err – 5 essential books on the science of being wrong
  12. Why not? Pretty Colors – new Tumblr invites you to submit your favorite hex color (HT @themorningnews)
  13. Love, love, love these mid-century-inspired travel posters for America's cities
  14. Archaeologists may have found King Arthur's round tabble in a circular ditch in Scotland
  15. Visions of the Future – Isaac Asimov's fantastic unrealized TV pilot, free online in its entirety
  16. Blown away by this "information mirror" by the @nytimes R&D Lab, using a Kinect motion-sensing hack to detect verbal cues
  17. Amazing – Hubble captures time-lapse video of stars being born
  18. MoMA's Paola Antonelli (@talktome2011) on designers as the interface between progress and humanity
  19. How the science of attention is changing work and education
  20. England's first free schools open their doors