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What are the most-cited publications in the social sciences (according to Google Scholar)?

Drawing on citation data that spans disciplines and time periods, Elliott Green has identified the most cited publications in the social sciences. …

The Amazing Architectural Evolution of the Filling Station

Gas stations might be boring or even ugly places, but for the most part, you can’t avoid stopping by one on a long trip. However, they have been so …

Rome: Behind the Ruins

You can feel the heat in the pale blue sky, a burning day in high summer. The year is 1781, and Francis Towne is painting in the shade, looking …

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most unforgettable images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The …

The Semiotics of “Rose Gold”

The announcement, last week, that, with its new generation of iPhones, Apple would be offering a model that was “rose gold” in color made the news that it was meant to: “The internet has lost its damn mind about the new pink iPhone,” Buzzfeed’s headline read. The phone, with its rubicund sheen, was …

Rose Gold

What Ever Happened to Google Books?

It was the most ambitious library project of our time—a plan to scan all of the world’s books and make them available to the public online. “We think that we can do it all inside of ten years,” Marissa Mayer, who was then a vice-president at Google, said to this magazine in 2007, when Google Books …

Unesco impotence takes shine off world heritage status

Organisation faces criticism for not only failing to protect sites from fanatics and planners but also accelerating their destruction by encouraging tourism<p>The Forth bridge is likely to join the wine cellars of Champagne and the Uruguayan birthplace of Fray Bentos tinned pies in being welcomed into …

Unesco's new World Heritage Sites - 2015

Cruzou Station (Birmingham)