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SAME-DAY DELIVERY: E-Commerce Giants Are Battling To Own The 'Last Mile'

Companies like Google, Amazon, eBay, and Uber are operating and expanding services that allow shoppers to order something online and have it that same day, without ever leaving home.<p>If they manage it, despite the expense and complexities involved in delivering over the "last mile," these companies …

How to Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt.com. His new book, Creativity For Sale, is an in-depth look at how to turn passion into profit.</i><p>The American dream used to be getting a secure job, working from 9-5, and retiring. For most of us, especially people born in the 80s and 90s, this is the …

eBooks vs. Print: Actually a Nonissue

When I picked up the current <i>Scientific American</i> my eye was immediately drawn to the cover line, "Google Is Changing the Way You Think." Given the sensationalist tone that often accompanies explorations of how Internet use affects cognition (even Nicholas Carr's sedate 2007 discussion of the topic …

Books

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Nelson Mandela TIME Covers Throughout the Years

In the walk-up to Nelson Mandela’s release from prison after 27 years on Feb. 11, 1990, this article kicked off with key questions about South …

Nelson Mandela Helps Madiba Shirts To Become Popular

In practically every image of Nelson Mandela after he became president in 1994, he is wearing a silk, long-sleeved, button-up shirt covered with bright, colorful patterns. Those shirts were custom made by a white South African fashion designer.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>And today's last word in …

Nelson Mandela’s Moving Inaugural Address and Timeless Wisdom from His Autobiography

We may have lost <b>Nelson Mandela</b> (July 18, 1918–December 5, 2013), unequaled patron saint of equality, peace, and human rights, but his spirit remains forever with us — a spirit that not only changed political history, but also tirelessly elevated humanity into a higher version of itself.<p>In his …

In pictures: Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Adopting a boxing pose in 1950.<p>Speaking in the early 1960s.<p>After being sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia trial, Mandela and seven other men leave the Palace of Justice in Pretoria 16 June 1964 with their fists raised in defiance through the barred windows of the prison car.<p>Mandela and …

12 Little-Known Facts That Show the True Greatness of Mandela

<b>1. He's responsible</b> for this incredible story, told to PBS by his former lawyer George Bizos.<p>"As a matter of practice, the warders offered tea and sandwiches to lawyers that went there. Beautifully served. Usually they would bring a teapot and a little tray cloth from their home, judging by the …

Memories of Mandela

Here, I relate a few memories about one of my heroes, Nelson Mandela.<p>Nelson Mandela aka <i>Tata</i> (Father) has died. The eulogies came flooding in along …

Thank You Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Rest in Peace

When Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was inaugurated in Pretoria on 10 May, 1994, I distinctly remember wondering what would happen to South Africa, where …

10 Nelson Mandela Quotes That Taught Us How to Be Better Men

In commemoration of the South African revolutionary’s passing, here are some of his wise words that remind us all how to be better to each other. We remember Nelson Mandela with these 10 Quotes That Taught Us How to Be Better Men.

Remembering Nelson Mandela and his colorful shirts

Nelson Mandela had the chance to meet many famous people over his many years as an international celebrity. Bono. Bill Gates. Fidel Castro and scores of presidents and politicians. For the occasions, he'd often wear an especially bright, African shirt.

Where did Nelson Mandela leave his mark?

Plaques, streets, statues – and, of course, Del Boy’s address. One of the more quirky aspects of Nelson Mandela’s legacy is the renaming of public …

Thoughts on Post-Mandela South Africa

My latest column is a very brief political history of post-apartheid South Africa. I argue that though Nelson Mandela was an admirable figure in many …

South Africa

Almost till his death, Mandela remained on the US terrorism watch list

Nelson Mandela was a man with many labels.<p>He was, of course, a great leader, an activist, a former president, a peacekeeper and an icon for today's generation. But less than ten years ago, he had a much different title, at least in some circles. Until 2008, Nelson Mandela was on the US terrorism …

On the day of his release, Nelson Mandela stood tall

It is one of the supreme ironies that on 11 February 1990, the day that Nelson Mandela was released after 27-and-a-half years in prison, the event that much of South Africa and the rest of the world had been waiting decades for, the country was not ready for him.<p>The iconic image of that moment – a …

Nelson Mandela: the freedom fighter who embraced his enemies

Nelson Mandela arrived early for work on 11 May 1994, the day after his inauguration as the first black president of South Africa. As he walked down the deserted corridors, past framed watercolours celebrating the derring-do of white settlers at the time of the Great Trek, he paused outside a door …

Anxious and conflicted: Afrikaners await a post-Mandela world

Dirk Smit's reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela, it would be fair to assume, puts him in the minority of South Africans. "Sort of indifferent, to be honest," he said flatly of his feelings. "Calling him a terrorist was a fair comment. What we shouldn't forget is that he also killed a lot of …

Nelson Mandela: 'On Robben Island he never asked for special treatment'

"In the first years, we were allowed one visit, one letter, every six months. And the letter had to be no more than 500 words. But we had colleagues who were illiterate. Mr Mandela encouraged us all to study – we had to study. Not only politics, but learning to read and write. That type of …

Nelson Mandela: A world statesman who made time for everyone

Although I never met Nelson Mandela before his long imprisonment, I came to know him well in my capacity as a journalist, and indeed as a friend, during the 23 years following his release. Perhaps that is why my very first one-on-one meeting with him remains the most impressionable in my memory. …

Apple Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela on Its Homepage

Apple removed all the product images on its homepage and replaced it with an image of the late South African president Nelson Mandela as a tribute, …

Nelson Mandela and the Anti-Apartheid Movement

"Ah, Peter, return of the prodigal son!" Nelson Mandela beamed, welcoming me to his Johannesburg home in February 2000.<p>Although on an official government visit, in a sense I was also being welcomed to my "home" – to South Africa, the panoramic, sunshine country of my childhood, as the first-ever …

After Mandela: memories and hearfelt recognition in Johannesburg's township

Little girls solemnly held flowers and boys held South African flags. Old ANC T-shirts had been pulled out of bottom drawers and were being worn along with Mandela rosettes.<p>A group of Buddhist monks stood, heads bowed. Even the hawkers selling T-shirts and Madiba hats on the grass verges kept their …

Nelson Mandela – news and teaching resources round up

News that the inspirational leader Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 offers a time to reflect with pupils on his struggle to free South Africa from racial divisions and the hope he gave people around the world when he was elected its first black president.<p>His long walk to freedom, which saw …