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Posts Tagged: penguins

Do It Like They Do on The Discovery Channel

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Even the animal kingdom is more progressive than the US. Penguins have been forming same-sex romantic relationships for as long as penguins have existed, and none of their compatriots ever batted a wing. The Dodo looks back at some of the most “aww”-inducing penguin pairs, because why not celebrate love with adorable pictures of birds?

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70 Years of Penguin Design

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We all have a few Penguin books on our shelves, with their characteristic splash of orange and that cute little black-and-white Antarctic avian. But how well do you really know Penguin’s cover design? On her graphic-design blog Design Context, Lizzy Gosney sifts through seventy years of the publisher’s history to find all sorts of surprisingly […]

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Poems from the South Pole

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In a recent post about newly discovered undeveloped photos of a Shackleton expedition to Antarctica 100 years ago, we mentioned that Riverhead Books publicity director Jynne Dilling Martin is currently an artist-in-residence in Antarctica, and that she had written a splendid essay about penguins for Slate. She’s since written a few other pieces about life near […]

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