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Demonstrators snarl traffic as they try to block an entrance to the Holland Tunnel during a solidarity protest Wednesday in New York City. Michael Abbott/Getty Images hide caption

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Liam Gaynor (center), 8, and Laura Stark (right), 8, watch as an object is made on a 3-D printer at the Hillsdale (N.J.) Public Library in January. Michael Karas/North Jersey/Landov hide caption

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Libraries Make Space For 3-D Printers; Rules Are Sure To Follow

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"Question Bridge: Black Males" attempts to represent black male identity in America via a video question-and-answer exchange. At top center is Jesse Williams, the project's executive producer. Question Bridge: Black Males hide caption

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Questioning The Black Male Experience In America

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The Zady clothing line sources cotton from the Texas Organic Cotton Cooperative in Lubbock, Texas. Zady hide caption

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Slow Fashion Shows Consumers What It's Made Of

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Award-Winning Poets Write For Passersby In New York

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Jackson Pollock cooks with his wife, the artist Lee Krasner, and his mother, Stella Pollock, in the kitchen of his home in Springs, in East Hampton, N.Y., 1950. Courtesy Pollock‑Krasner House and Study Center hide caption

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Architecture professor Diana Agrest evaluates her students' work during a class critique at Cooper Union in New York. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

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Come out of the Bone Age, darling....1955 Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York hide caption

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Wordless Ads Speak Volumes In 'Unbranded' Images Of Women

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Asad Ali, 63, was unemployed for four years when Pakistan clamped down on live music in 1977. He now plays the guitar for Sachal Studios Orchestra around the globe and in his hometown, Lahore. Courtesy of Mobeen Ansari hide caption

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This watercolor scene at a mess hall in Wyoming's Heart Mountain internment camp was painted by Estelle Peck Ishigo, a white woman who voluntarily followed her Japanese-American husband into internment camps. Courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center hide caption

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Art From Japanese-American Internment Camps Saved From Auction Block

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Presidential Campaign Logos Reach New Level Of Sophistication

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