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Worldwide voting is now open to choose the Best Illusion of the Year, for 24 hours only, until 7 P.M. EDT, June 12. Go to the Best Illusion of the Year Contest Web site and choose your favorite illusion from the Top 10 finalists!...
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Autism and schizophrenia are related to different forms of creativity
Support PaleoArt with the Jurassic World Challenge
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