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How to pronounce Przekrój?

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February in History
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Science

February in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of February.
Adam Węgłowski
The Organization of Imaginary Nations
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Dreams and Visions

The Organization of Imaginary Nations

It was a Friday in fall. On this drizzly day, the congresspeople in the Capitol building were clashing over the American public debt. The threat of bankruptcy was hovering over the country. Meanwhile, on the enormous lawn in the center of Washington, almost a million smiling people were plunged in serene meditation.
Paulina Wilk
Baby You
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Dreams and Visions

Baby You

Baby You is a thirty-four-meter long hot air balloon in the shape of a newborn infant. It symbolizes the power of dreams and the limitlessness of everyone’s possibilities.
He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open.
– Rabindranath Tagore
The City of Alchemists
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Dreams and Visions

The City of Alchemists

The maps from the time of Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor situate Prague in the symbolic heart of Europe. Surrounded by artists and scholars, the ruler tried to unite the disintegrating world with the help of alchemy.
Maciej Świetlik
The Prickly Sinner
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The Other School

The Prickly Sinner

In many parts of Europe, the image of a hedgehog with an apple on his back is a common one—but in fact, the pleasant picture belies a long history of negative associations with the little animal.  
Łukasz Modelski
Being Together
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Dreams and Visions

Being Together

In uncertain times, we feel a stronger need to belong. What does it take for a circle of friends to become a real community?
Wojciech Bonowicz
Oil!
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Nature

Oil!

Humanity’s relationship with oil is a history of addiction and getting high off the “black gold.” Can we ever recover from it?
Paulina Wilk
Great Writing
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The Other School

Great Writing

More-or-less at the same time as the invention of the wheel, a second, perhaps even better, idea was born: writing things down.
Maciej Wesołowski
Another Me
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Dreams and Visions

Another Me

To what extent are the need for friendship and the ability to form this kind of relationship encoded in us and to what degree are they socially acquired? 
Marek Bieńczyk
Cieszyn of the Two Nations
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The Other School

Cieszyn of the Two Nations

Time passes slowly here, lovers kiss on the Friendship Bridge, and tourists ask the locals about the rotunda made of twenty gold coins. The very name of the city here makes a person happy.
Beata Mońka, Marcin Mońka
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