Sharad Sheth

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Asian markets fall after Switzerland stuns market

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were sharply lower Friday after a surprise move by the Swiss National Bank to abandon its efforts to keep its currency artificially cheap shocked the market.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 2.8 percent to 16,628.06 while South Korea's Kospi fell 1.2 …

Stock Markets

You’ve Probably Never Used Ointment to Treat Something Quite Like This

An Alaska man accidentally shot himself in the head, then spent the next five days treating the wound with an antibiotic ointment.<p>According to the Associated Press, James Doppler, 43, was handling his firearm last weekend when it went off. He apparently refused to go the hospital at the behest of …

Stop comparing Modi to Hitler—India is hardly Weimar Germany

Over the weekend, an imposing and inscrutable photo of India’s incoming prime minister, Narendra Modi, was featured on the cover of Open Magazine above the headline “Triumph of the Will.”<p>This direct reference to Leni Riefenstahl’s 1935 propaganda film, which fundamentally shaped the National …

India

Wallpaper Weekends: On The Sea

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch.<p>The vase expanse of …

The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content.<p>We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We’ve explored tools that help anyone create visual content.<p>But there’s one question we get …

Vasuben Trivedi

DIY Vs. Hiring an Expert When It Comes to Redecorating Your Home [Infographic]

We ran across this infographic by In Style Modern analyzing the benefits of hiring an interior designer, versus the benefits of redesigning a home …

The Best US Architecture Schools for 2014 are...

It’s that time of year again: <i>DesignIntelligence</i> has released their 2014 rankings of the <i>Best</i> US Architecture Schools. Though many students and …

The World's 10 Coolest Car Parks

Parking garages generally have a bad reputation - particularly now that cars are seen as such an environmentally unfriendly way to travel, not to …

Schiecentrale 4b / Mei Architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Schiecentrale 4b consists of a striking new structure built around the north-west sides of the old …

"Pierrefonds Library" Winning Entry / Chevalier Morales Architectes

<b>Chevalier Morales Architectes</b>, in collaboration with <b>DMA Architectes</b>, has won the competition for the design of the Pierrefonds Library in Quebec. The …

AGENCIA ANDALUZA / Ruiz Larrea y Asociados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building is the result of a PROCESS that, paying attention to energy and spacialcryteria, allowing …

JD Power Explains Why Samsung Beat Apple In Its Latest Tablet Study: Price

Yesterday, JD Power released its newest tablet satisfaction study and the Internet went a bit nuts. For the first time, Samsung had edged out perennial favorite Apple in customer satisfaction on tablets. This was a stark change from volume one of the study which had Apple handily beating its …

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …