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Mark Zuckerberg's Year of Books: the full list

Keep up to date with the books Mark Zuckerberg has suggested for his 2015 Year of Books online reading club<p>Feeling stuck for something to read? Mark Zuckerberg announced his intentions to expand your mind through online reading club <b>A Year of Books</b> earlier this year, challenging us to read a book</b> …

Books

12-Year-Old Boy Falls Over And Punches Hole In Centuries-Old Artwork

And then tries to act real casual about it.<p>View this post on Facebook

Art

Here's what to do in college if you don't want to lose your job to a robot

A 2013 Oxford study estimated that 47% of all American employment could be automated.<p>Jerry Kaplan, author of "Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence," told Tech Insider that there's no secret key to succeeding in a workplace that's being overcome by …

Artificial Intelligence

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

Ralph Lauren

15 Creative New Designs For Solving The Urban Housing Crisis

From floating houses to super-skinny ones, here’s how cities of the future can reimagine how they build to accommodate growing populations.<p>Like San Francisco or Tokyo, London is a terrible place to try to find a place to live. Thanks to a lack of supply, a two-bed flat in Central London sells for …

Housing

8 books that America's most prestigious private schools love to assign for summer reading

The works spanned centuries, genres, and continents, to appeal to a wide array of students' personal reading tastes.<p>However, of the hundreds of books we pored through, eight works kept showing up on multiple schools' lists.

Literature

This Woman Has the Most Hilarious Obituary of All Time

"She liked four letter words as much as she loved her rock garden and trust us she LOVED to weed that garden."<p>When Mary Patricia Stocks died at 94, her son Sandy knew he couldn't write just any obituary. "I could never write an obit that said she was a beautiful, wonderful person," he told CTV. …

Most space charts leave out the most important part — all of the space

Most charts of the Solar System we enjoy are terrible lies.<p>This is because they're not to scale: It's easier to clump everything together so that all of the planets and stars fit neatly into an image stretching only a few hundred pixels. Even charts released by organizations like the European Space …