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uk.businessinsider oninnovation/flickr While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week. Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are about transforming systems: how nations can intelligently develop, how to lead an organization, and how social change can fruitfully happen. theoatmeal All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman.

D’Espresso Coffee Shop – New York Located near Grand Central Station in New York, D’Espresso attracted a lot of media attention for its unique interior design. Inspired by the nearby Bryant Park Library, Manhattan based nemaworkshop designed the interior to look like a library turned on its side. The floor, ceiling and one side of the wall are lined with tiles with full size photograph of books. One of the walls is covered with herringbone-patterned oak flooring while the opposite wall has lights sticking out from the side to look like the ceiling. The owner Eugene Kagansky spent $500,000 to create the imaginative interior of this 500-square-foot coffee shop.

World map of power plug types [infographic] - Holy Kaw! Nothing like getting to that exotic locale and realizing you didn’t pack the right plug. Rather than feel powerless, check this world map from Easysmart before you go and pack accordingly! Via Easysmart. Power up with infographics! Surreal Bookshelves by Saba Italia Decorate your living room with unconventional furniture. Check out these interesting surreal bookshelves by Saba Italia. Via: Contemporist See also: Surreal Stacked Cabinets

Minimalist House With Open Library This expressive modern home in Zurich, Switzerland sits on a lot at angle. To maximize the use of lot space, architect Philippe Stuebi designed the house with an open corn library that occupies two floors. Via: ArchDaily Paris Review Daily - Blog, Writers, Poets, Artists - Paris Review Donald Barthelme would’ve been, and should be, eighty-three today. It would be an exaggeration to say that I feel the absence of someone whom I never met—someone who died when I was three—but I do wonder, with something more than mere curiosity, what Barthelme would have made of the past twenty-odd years. These are decades I feel we’ve processed less acutely because he wasn’t there to fictionalize them: their surreal political flareups, their new technologies, their various zeitgeists and intellectual fads and dumb advertisements.

Unique Home Libraries A home library is a special place for reading and relaxation. There is nothing like a wall of well organized book shelves. Here are a few home library design ideas that might inspire to create a library of your own. Images: 1, 2&3, 4, 5, 6 See Also: Circular Library Bookcase

Titles with full-text online "The 1688 Paradise Lost and Dr. Aldrich": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 6 (1972) Boorsch, Suzanne (1972) 20th-Century Art: A Resource for Educators Paul, Stella (1999) 82nd & Fifth The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2013) zealousvoid Hendy Mp is a wildlife photographer from Indonesia whos shot plenty of amazing pictures. But I bet nothing hes captured has been as wild as this scene between a bucking beetle and a little frog who needed an adrenaline rush. This is the tiniest rodeo youve ever seen! You Might Like The Vertical Home Library When designer Sallie Trout found that there was some wasted space on the staircase of her project The Jackalope Ranch, she had the reaction many book lovers have with available space: “I can put books there!” Problem was…it’s a tall, skinny space that’s hard to access. That is unless you figure out some way to access it from above and lower yourself down. Which, of course is what she did.

The definitive way to debunk stupid conspiracy theories To some extent, I believe world governments are covering up extraterrestrial life. Why? Think of the religious ramifications. Too many nut jobs out there find out that their god created something else on another planet, when he was only supposed to create us. Then there's the people who'll panic. I want that library (Source: mrharristweed, via bookshelfporn) fromscandinaviawithlove: A home in Malmö, Sweden.Photo from the real estate agency Mäklarhuset. Library Inspiration This beautiful, victorian-inspired library designed by Viktor Fretyan placed second in the competition, and is my favorite rendering out of them all. This modern rendering by Jeffrey Faranial placed first in the competition.

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