Karan Shetty

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Nelson Mandela, 1918–2013: Remembering an Icon of Freedom

Nelson Mandela was always uncomfortable talking about his own death. But not because he was afraid or in doubt. He was uncomfortable because he …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

The best writing of the week, August 25

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

'Fight for what you believe in': How best-selling authors battled rejection

<i>Samantha Shannon’s “The Bone Season” is the first pick for the new TODAY Book Club. Read</i> <i>an</i> <i>exclusive excerpt and</i> <i>RSVP to join a Google Hangout with Shannon and Natalie Morales on September 16. Keep up with the TODAY Book Club</i> <i>by subscribing to our newsletter and</i> <i>follow @TODAYsBooks for book club</i> …

Writing

Interesting Photo of the Day: Massive Iceberg Rolls Over Exposing Dark Blue Underbelly

Most people think of glaciers as being brightly white and—because most surface-level glaciers are made from airy, unpacked snow—this is largely true. …

Photos

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

Move Over, Rihanna. Meet PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star.

You probably haven’t heard of PewDiePie. But your kids probably have.<p>The 23-year-old YouTube star is a “gamecaster,” which means he makes videos of …

Internet

Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Pens First Book - "Dream It! Do It!"

Whether you are a Disney fan like myself (sometimes we are called Disney Nerds) or just enjoy the various forms of entertainment Disney has to offer in many cases you can thank a Disney Imagineer and Walt Disney Imagineering.<p>What is an Imagineer you may ask? Even though the term Imagineering has …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Carl Sagan, Marijuana Advocate, Explains What It's Like To Be High While Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan, a titan of scientific study and communication, died in 1996, leaving behind an expansive legacy of research and education. He assumed a diverse set of roles throughout his life, including as a longtime casual user of and advocate for marijuana.<p>Sagan's involvement with pot began as a …

A Tour Of Microsoft's Truly Gigantic, Sprawling Headquarters

It's gigantic, it's sprawling, and when you set foot on campus, you feel much more optimistic about Microsoft's future than people outside the campus.<p>Microsoft is a complicated company.<p>Unlike Apple, which is really just an iPhone and iPad company, Microsoft has 12 different divisions that generate …

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What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …