Inside an Early 1900s Attempt to Catalogue All of the Information on Earth

The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. It's an ahead-of-its-time testament to the power of information.


This UK Passport Proposal Sums Up Brexit Perfectly

Scottish designer Ian Macfarlane's clever design won £1,000 in an unofficial competition to rethink the nation's documentation.


John Lennon's Sunglasses Steal the Show at This Photography Book Exhibit

The iconic objects of America’s most revered icons get photographed by Henry Leutwyler.


Islamic State Sanctioned Organ Harvesting from Captives in Document Taken in US Raid

The recovered fatwa says taking organs from a living captive to save a Muslim's life, even if it is fatal for the captive, is permissible. It justifies the practice in part by drawing an analogy to cannibalism in extreme circumstances.


Russian Newspaper to Release Document That Allegedly Links Kremlin to Ukraine Invasion

The editor of one of the last independent investigative outlets in Russia claims to have a top secret document that proves Moscow began plotting an incursion in Ukraine more than a year ago.