The Benches of Redditch Calendar Takes Over Britain

The majority of individuals will select a calendar with charming animals or a popular film star to hang on their wall. So Kevin Beresford was taken aback when his calendar, which featured his hometown of Redditch's benches, became a huge hit. His subject matter's...

Tokyo’s Capsule Tower’s Fate Is Unknown

An asymmetric stack of similar concrete boxes in a neighborhood dominated by shining glass edifices of corporate Japan, it is an architectural novelty that draws enthusiasts from all over the globe. However, the Nakagin Capsule Tower, which has stood in Tokyo's Ginza...

Were We to Judge a Book By Its Cover?

When a publisher proclaims a book a classic, as Penguin has done for the last 75 years with its Classics series and since 1961 with its Modern Classics spinoff, it raises a slew of potentially thorny considerations. What distinguishes a book as a classic? Who gets to...