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Paris mayor calls on world's top architects to 'reinvent Paris'

From industrial wasteland to posh town mansions and an electrical sub-station - Anne Hidalgo, Paris' Socialist mayor, unveils urban experiment of unprecented magnitude to revamp sites across the French capital<p>Paris's mayor has launched an ambitious plan to "reinvent" the French capital, asking top …

Ornette Coleman Documentary Makes DVD Debut

by<p>Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 8:00 am CST<p>Twenty years ago, when I was a young musician with artistic ambitions, Ornette Coleman was the closest thing I had …

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Shell executives get slammed at their own climate change conference

The 18th Annual Chatham House Conference on Climate Change being held today in London is, for better or worse, sponsored by Shell. As one of the world’s leading oil and gas companies, Shell hasn’t exactly been a friend to the environment, though the company would point out that it encourages …

Climate

Moving Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Cities

A popular new study claims to lump cities into four types. But the real science of cities is heading toward a more complex understanding of how urban spaces evolve.<p>Before Darwin, science tried to make sense of the natural world through a slew of systems of classification. Linnaeus' taxonomy, for …

Google Reveals a New Google Calendar Smartphone App Featuring Email Events, Assists, and Schedule View

Google has revealed a new Google Calendar smartphone app that includes several new features like the ability to create events out of emails received …

Paris Review - Harold Bloom, The Art of Criticism No. 1

Interviewed by Antonio Weiss<p>Issue 118, Spring 1991<p>Recently, Harold Bloom has been under attack not just in scholarly journals and colloquia, but also in newspapers, on the op-ed page, on television and radio. The barrage is due to the best-seller <i>The Book of J</i>, in which Bloom argues that the …

Literature

There's A 'Minecraft' Version Of Disney World, And It Might Be Better Than The Real Thing

This time I wanted to take it easy. So I wandered around the Germany Pavilion at Epcot. I rode on Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom. Twice, actually. I ate some snacks so I wouldn't die.<p>Oh, and I did all of that from my couch in "Minecraft."<p>Someone built a 1:1 scale of Disney World in …

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