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You can really just talk about you’re playful together in this dyad.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
He is at once ambitious with serious ideas, while maintaining a playful side.To Boldly Go Where No Internet Protocol Has Gone Before|Susan D'Agostino|October 21, 2020|Quanta Magazine
This month, we celebrate the playful genius of the famous British mathematician with two puzzles and an exploratory game.Celebrating the Playful Magic of John Horton Conway|Pradeep Mutalik|October 15, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It wasn’t playful but intentional, pointed and meant to be instructive.Rupert Everett reminds us homophobia persists in Hollywood|John Paul King|October 10, 2020|Washington Blade
It’s this OB-4 “magic radio” from Teenage Engineering, a design group that creates tech with a playful but premium approach.Teenage Engineering’s OB-4 ‘magic radio’ is a weird and beautiful wireless speaker|Devin Coldewey|October 1, 2020|TechCrunch
Playful and gory, the cartoonish paintings of Dee Dee Ramone, bassist for The Ramones, are every bit as shocking as their creator.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Highly inquisitive, highly playful, always cheerful,” he recalls.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A study in American military control, a haunting sui generis novel, and a playful new short story collection.
As that clip played, Camille leaned over and gave her husband a playful poke in the ribs.
Their playful exhibitions are often meant to be interactive and instill a childlike sense of joy in the viewer.
They were very playful and inclined to talk—to do anything but lie quiet and go to sleep.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Away in the meadows the lights of his men's torches darted hither and thither like playful jack-o'-lanterns.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Then he said with a playful sadness: "A moment ago you were not completely innocent of irony, were you?"Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Do not be fond of shewing my letter; the playful effusions of friendship would be construed by strangers as gross vanity.
I saw Mary Belle transformed from an ordinary playful scamp of a lamb to a primped and perfect darling of the show-ring.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur