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100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

South Korea greenlights 'invisible' skyscraper for construction

The South Korean government has cleared The Korean Land and Housing Corporation, which it owns, to build the world's first "invisible" skyscraper — near Seoul's Incheon International Airport. Erecting a completely invisible high-rise is obviously not literally possible — if it were, putting it near …

India Delhi gang rape four to be sentenced

<b>Four men found guilty of raping and murdering a student in the Indian capital Delhi are due to be sentenced.</b><p>Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur and Pawan Gupta were found guilty on all counts on Tuesday.<p>Prosecutors say they deserve the death penalty because of the brutality of the crime. …

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Spate of attacks hit central Iraq

Attacks in central Iraq have killed at least 16 people in the latest violence in Diyala province and in an area known as the Triangle of Death.<p>In Tuesday's deadliest attack, armed men stormed a house in the town of Yusufiyah and killed six people, including two women, as they were ritually …

Top 1% take biggest income slice on record

The gulf between the richest 1% of the USA and the rest of the country got to its widest level in history last year.<p>The top 1% of earners in the U.S. pulled in 19.3% of total household income in 2012, which is their biggest slice of total income in more than 100 years, according to a an analysis by …

Congress Scrambles to Adapt to Russian Proposal on Syria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Both the Senate and the House are revising, but not abandoning, their plans for authorizing the use …

Plus-Size Line Cabiria Is Coming to Fashion Week, but Will Fashion Care?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When Eden Miller's Spring 2014 collection heads down the runway at New York Fashion Week on Friday, …

Ku Klux Klan meets with NAACP

A meeting between the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan over the weekend is believed to be the first of its kind.<p>The meeting between Jimmy Simmons, president of the Casper NAACP, and John Abarr, a KKK organizer from Great Falls, Mont., took place at a hotel in …

IOC is asked to consider human rights in selecting host

BUENOS AIRES -- Given the backlash over Russia's anti-gay legislation heading into February's Winter Olympics in Sochi, the International Olympic Committee is being asked to consider human rights issues as much as it considers venues and finances when awarding future Games.<p>"Beijing set a pretty …

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