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The Golden Ratio: Design's Biggest Myth
In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon,…
Published: April 13, 2015
Length: 6 minutes (1669 words)
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@Hellicarusprime 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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How Marissa Mayer Mobilized Yahoo
"I joke that my son is about as old as my tenure here," says Marissa Mayer, the president and CEO of Yahoo. "He showed up when I was about eight weeks in. And I just have this vision that when he…
Published: April 14, 2015
Length: 15 minutes (3951 words)
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@peterpasi 1 month, 1 week ago
2 SAVEs
The Evolution Of Steve Jobs
Wunderkind. Jerk. Innovator. Tyrant. (All of the above.) Even now, almost four years after his death, it’s hard to read a story about Steve Jobs that doesn’t rely on these kinds of…
Published: March 16, 2015
Length: 13 minutes (3423 words)
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@graemethickins 2 months, 1 week ago
2 SAVEs
The Dark Arts: A Corporate Espionage Reading List
Corporate espionage takes many forms and is known by a number of names. At its most benign, it’s “competitive-intelligence,” which is the kind of information gathering…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Jan. 12, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (398 words)
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@longreads 4 months, 2 weeks ago
2 SAVEs
Elena Ferrante on the Historic Struggle of Women Writers
INTERVIEWER Do you think female fiction is constitutionally weak? FERRANTE Not at all. I’m talking about my adolescent anxieties. For obvious historical reasons, women’s writing has a…
Author: A. N. Devers
Published: April 6, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (280 words)
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@longreads 1 month, 3 weeks ago
1 SAVE
Unlike drones, kite photography insists on staying under the radar
Not our drones Unlike drones, kite photography insists on staying under the radar and out of trouble. by Arthur Holland Michel
Source: mashable.com
Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 10 minutes (2550 words)
Submitted by:
@mashable 1 month, 3 weeks ago
1 SAVE
The Answer Is Never
Sabine Heinlein | Longreads | April 2015 | 16 minutes (3,886 words) One time, when I was in my early twenties, I shared a hospital room with a mother of many. I had a skin infection that…
Author: Longreads
Published: April 2, 2015
Length: 15 minutes (3806 words)
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@nitin4325 1 month, 3 weeks ago
1 SAVE
Give Verse A Chance
Poetry isn’t quite an ugly word, but it is an uncomfortable one. Try suggesting it to a group of your friends and see the reaction you get – an immediate severing of eye contact in most…
Author: Sam Parker
Length: 6 minutes (1504 words)
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@EsquireUK 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Why I Can't Ride On Airplanes Anymore
For my dear friend, Tommy Jay By Sonny Long I don't remember any age of mine before six. That was before I turned seven, of course. Once I realized my dog had passed, I could finally own up to my…
Author: Four Corners
Published: Feb. 18, 2015
Length: 2 minutes (570 words)
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@fourcornerstuds 3 months, 1 week ago
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Jenny Holzer on the Difficulties of Being a Successful Female Artist
—Conceptual artist Jenny Holzer talking about her creative origins in the March 2010 issue of Dazed. Read the story
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Feb. 10, 2015
Submitted by:
@cha_verde 3 months, 2 weeks ago
1 SAVE
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