Mayukh Chakraborty

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George Orwell’s Animal Farm Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

In 1995, more than twenty years after his irreverent illustrations for <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>, the beloved British cartoonist <b>Ralph Steadman</b> put his singular twist on a very different kind of literary beast, one of the most controversial books ever published. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the …

On the Red Couch with The Business of Fashion’s Imran Amed

Imran Amed was a management consultant who wanted to apply his analytical skills to a creative field, and saw a hole in the fashion industry that he …

How Mexican Marines Captured The World's Most Notorious Drug Kingpin

Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes' billionaires' list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of the world's most-wanted drug lord.<p>The son …

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Artist Martí Moreno works with a wide range of materials to construct remarkable incomplete human figures. His series of sculptures entitled <i>The Transience of Existence</i> are shell structures depicting the subjects with purposefully limited visual information. His works are suspended by a wire and are typically made of iron, steel, wire mesh, and nuts

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Slavery's Global Comeback

150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, more people than ever are bought and sold into forced labor. What "human trafficking" really means.<p>RANGOON, Burma—Earlier this year, Ko Lin, 21 at the time, left his hometown of Bago, 50 miles northeast of Rangoon, with a friend to look for work in …

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

20 Creative Envelope Designs That Impress

Everyone’s on emails and messaging apps these days, which makes receiving mail in the post something of a rare occasion. When you do receive snail …

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Award Winning Websites Design | Web Design

This is the last Web design article in 2013, and we are wishing you <b>Happy New Year 2014</b>. Today we’re rounded up <b>32 fresh award winning websites</b> for …

25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

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How History, Geography Help Explain Ukraine's Political Crisis

The country rests precariously between East and West.<p>Ukraine's spreading protests are clearly tied to a modern dilemma: Should the country's allegiance lie with President Vladimir Putin's Moscow, or with the European Union? Yet a look back into its history and geography helps explain why that …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

Colorful And Vital Patchwork Moon Sofa

This sofa is so unusual! Moon by Gatis Jansons is an incredibly comfortable, easy to transform and multifunctional sofa made from reprocessed …

Miklós Jancsó obituary

At the 1966 Cannes film festival, a movie whose title sounded like a western – but was actually Hungarian – caused a sensation and launched its director into the international cinematic scene, where he was to remain for a decade. The film of hypnotic beauty and daring technique was The Round-Up …

Goodbye Gaza: our correspondent reflects on her time in the Middle East

Hazem Balousha was uncharacteristically despondent when he greeted me recently at the end of my long walk through the open-air caged passageway that separates the modern hi-tech state of Israel from the tiny, impoverished, overcrowded Gaza Strip.<p>Hazem has been a colleague and a friend for three and …

Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers

MagMaker / December 19, 2013<p>There’s an art to creating a successful Flipboard magazine, but there’s some science involved as well. So with apologies …

How to Promote Your Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / January 7, 2014<p>You’ve created a Flipboard magazine and filled it with fabulous content. Now you’re ready to start building an audience. …

Radiant Orchid

MagMaker / January 10, 2014<p>Capping off a long process of meticulous study and design trendspotting, the color gurus at Pantone recently unveiled …

GitHub buys Easel, picking up tech to design sites without coding

GitHub has built itself up into a popular service for housing all the code developers write, and now the company has fixed its gaze on web development where no code is involved at all. It just acquired a startup called Easel, which provides web-based software for designing websites, according to a …

10 Global Elections to Watch in 2014

Forget the midterms: From India to Iraq, Cairo to Kabul, these are the races that will really matter in Washington this year.<p>While all eyes may be on the 2014 U.S. midterm races, it’s important not to forget that often the most significant elections take place beyond U.S. borders. After all, the …

Syria signs offshore oil deal with Russian firm

Syria’s government said Wednesday it had signed an oil and gas deal with a Russian company, prompting claims from the Syrian opposition that Damascus is “swapping the country’s riches for Russian weapons”.<p>The agreement was signed by Syrian Oil Minister Suleiman Abbas and the Russian Soyuzneftegaz …

Ugandans fear curse of oil wealth as it threatens to blight 'pearl of Africa'

Most of Uganda's oil is in the Albertine Graben region in the west of the country, an expanse of lush green vegetation that is home to about half of Africa's bird species. There are also baboons, antelopes and elephants.<p>A visit to Murchison Falls, one of five national parks in the region and the …

The Collected Wisdom of Warren Buffett

There is no greater advertisement for the potent combination of formidable intelligence, commonsense, consistency and self-discipline than Warren …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web<p>If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the lifestyle, the aura of swaggering invincibility—then the weekend of November 12, 2010, is where we want to begin. That …

Richard Dawkins interview: Science, religion, irrationality, group selection, and his new memoir.

<b>Richard Dawkins</b> <i>is emeritus professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Oxford and the author of several books, including</i> The Selfish Gene</i> …