27 Feb 2018

The 14 Epic Must-See Libraries Of The World

A cab driver once told me that, at the age of eight, he walked 10

26 Feb 2018

Why Education Is Key To Preserving The Planet

“The evidence is clear: education changes lives, in ways that are often not fully understood.”

25 Jan 2018

The Top 10 Kingmakers Who Shaped The Course Of History

The term “kingmaker” is used to describe a person of power and influence who plays

21 Dec 2017

What Writers Can Take Away From the Bible

The National Book Award finalist Min Jin Lee on how the story of Joseph, and

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

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

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,

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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