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Writers and Their Libraries: What Books Did David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, and Evelyn Waugh Own? (PHOTOS)

Shelf Life<p>Writers and Their Libraries: What Books Did David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, and Evelyn Waugh Own? (PHOTOS)<p>The Harry Ransom Center shares …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor.<p>Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting …

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Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

These Pedestrian Maps Are a Feat of Design, Data and Diligence

Within a week of moving to New York City, you gain a grasp of "the grid" — streets run east-west, avenues run north-south, and everything follows a …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

Here comes SecondMarket’s new Bitcoin fund: but is it a trophy or a turd?

Bitcoin, the synthetic currency beloved by techies and libertarians, faces a catch-22 in its quest for mainstream acceptance: it needs more liquidity …

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ sales blow past $1 billion in three days

Game enthusiasts purchase 'Grand Theft Auto V' at the Game Stop store in Encinitas, Calif., in this photo taken Sept. 17, 2013. MIKE BLAKE<p>"Grand Theft Auto V" has crossed the $1 billion sales mark after three days in stores, a rate faster than any other video game, film or other entertainment …

Meet The Entrepreneur Who Wants To Disrupt Western Union And Fix A Half-Trillion Dollar Economy

It’s a system that Edrizio De La Cruz grew up with. He dropped out of college and worked two jobs fixing airplanes in Queens, cashing his paychecks …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

The secret company behind Twitter's TV takeover

Twitter enters millions of homes on a nightly basis with the help of a secret weapon: Mass Relevance, the most important company at the intersection of social media and television that you've never heard of.<p>Founded in December 2010, the Austin-based startup is responsible for nearly every tweet …

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

A Guide to Distinctive Fall Style

Any man can take small steps toward a bolder look. But if you want to take a giant leap, there is no end to the surprising colors, patterns, and textures arriving in stores right now.<p>Any man can take small steps toward a bolder look. But if you want to take a giant leap, there is no end to the …