20 Nov 2017

The World Is Poorly Designed. But Copying Nature Helps.

In 1989, Japan’s Shinkansen Bullet Train had a problem. It was really fast, pushing 170

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18 Jul 2017

Artsy Aussie : 98% of Young Australians Into The Arts

The arts play a role in the lives of 98% of the Australian population, according

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27 Mar 2017

The Number Of Books You’ll Read Before You Die, Charted

Every good bibliophile lives in a hamster wheel of literary pressure: There have always been,

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09 Nov 2016

Once Upon A Time, Information Was Literally Chained In Libraries

Before the printing press made books cheap and easily available, books in the Middle Ages

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24 Oct 2016

For The Book Lover In You, The World’s Top 10 Bookshops

Feed your inner bookworm with these magnificent bookshops. Atlantis Books, Santorini, Greece A decade ago,

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14 Mar 2016

Vertical Urban Farms Finds Cute Endorser In Snoopy, Finally

A Montreal-based architecture firm has Snoopy make the case for turning New York’s MetLife Building

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16 Feb 2016

Why Mobile Internet Only Is Encouraging Inequality

For many of us, access to the Internet through a variety of means is a

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10 Feb 2016

Why The Idea Of Simply Reading In A Library Has Become Obsolete

In Seattle, a new private library — the first of its kind in a century

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09 Dec 2015

The Top 50 Colleges In The US With The Best Professors, Part 1

“Professors can be some of the most influential figures you will ever meet.” While many

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05 Nov 2015

Sublime Photography With iPhone And Herman’s Brilliance

For decades, Robert Herman shot street photography mainly in New York and primarily on Kodachrome

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16 Sep 2015

Is This The Final Chapter For London’s Independent Bookshops?

Driven from the city by rising rents and online competition, a little over 100 independent

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03 Sep 2015

How Africa’s Libraries Can Be Its Launchpad To The World

South African librarians were shocked in 2013 when one of the top researchers at the

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31 Aug 2015

How To Build In Neighbourhoods With Lean Methodology

In some ways, is a rejection of wonk — a way to show and not tell.

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08 Jul 2015

The 25 Must-See Libraries In The World

“True, knowledge is power. But we forget, knowledge is also beautiful in the abstract and

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18 May 2015

Tech-Forward, Eco-Friendly, Community Hub Modern Library

Libraries have long been community gathering spaces where all members of society can gather around

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